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What constitutes an HMO ?

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« on: July 25, 2020, 03:21:22 PM »

I would appreciate some advice regarding whether my property is a HMO ?
I own a mid-terrace property which was converted into 3 self-contained flats in approximately 1969.
flat 1 (ground floor)  is occupied by a single mother and 1 child.
flat 2 ( which is a mid-landing small studio) is occupied by 1 person.
flat 3 ( which is a 3 bedroom maisonette) which is currently unoccupied ,which I'm in the process of letting to 2 tenants.

any advice would be very appreciated.

Woj
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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2020, 03:38:44 PM »

The definition of HMO under Housing Act 2004, and not e.g. council tax:

I own a mid-terrace property which was converted into 3 self-contained flats in approximately 1969.

If the conversion is not in full compliance with builiding regulations in effect as of 1st June 1992, then yes. Otherwise...

flat 1 (ground floor)  is occupied by a single mother and 1 child.
flat 2 ( which is a mid-landing small studio) is occupied by 1 person.

No. No.

flat 3 ( which is a 3 bedroom maisonette) which is currently unoccupied ,which I'm in the process of letting to 2 tenants.

If only the two of them live there, no. If they do not form a single household, and there's another adult living there as well, then yes.
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« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2020, 04:11:09 PM »

many thanks,for clarify that for me.
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