A HMO licence is valid for one property and normally lasts for 5 years.
You must get a licence from us if your property:
Applications for HMOs must be made online.
If you are renewing your licence, you must submit your renewal application before your current licence expires.
Please note from 1 April 2021 the cost for a new licence and renewal licences will be charged at £1,100. The payments will be taken in two parts:
Initially, you will be required pay:
If your HMO application is successful, you will then receive a request for the final payment of:
Please note for applications received prior to 1 April 2021 the cost of the licences are as follows:
Make final payment
You will need:
Apply for a HMO licence
Renew your HMO licence
We aim to process HMO applications within 12 weeks. Please wait for a housing officer to contact you to arrange an inspection.
If you have a HMO licence and you intend to reduce the number of occupants to less than five, you can apply for a 3-month temporary exemption notice.
Apply for temporary exemption notice
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