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    Is it an HMO

    House has been let to 4 tenants on an AST. They are a couple, plus two single friends. Does this mean it should be an HMO and should not have been let on a AST basis? Your feedback would be much appreciated. TIA.

    #2
    It's a HMO. AST is fine but may miss opportunity to list certain responsibilities of tenants. May need licence - check with council.

    Check with council what regulations you need to comply with.
    I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...

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      #3
      Yes, it's an HMO, but an AST is fine.
      It may not need to be licensed, but the regulations are broadly the same anyway.
      When I post, I am expressing an opinion - feel free to disagree, I have been wrong before.
      Please don't act on my suggestions without checking with a grown-up (ideally some kind of expert).

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        #4
        Yes, it's a HMO so you need things like fire doors and hardwired alarms .

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