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Houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)

This content applies to England

Legislation and issues associated with houses in multiple occupation (HMOs).

Definition of HMO

The definition of a house in multiple occupation. 

HMO licensing

The regulations regarding the licensing of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). 

Management regulations

Provisions relating to the management of all HMOs. 

Interim and Final Management Orders

How Interim and Final Management Orders work. 


Addressing hazards in HMOs. 


Local authority powers to deal with overcrowded houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). 

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