Housing in Multiple Occupation (HMO)
How do I get a HMO Licence?
You can visit our website: https://landlordlicensing.sandwell.gov.uk/ to apply for a HMO Licence. The application process roughly takes around 45-60 minutes. You must make sure that you have all your documents ready to put onto your application form. For example, we will need an up to date certificate for the following:
- Fire Risk Assessment
- Gas Safety Certificate
- Electrical Installation Certificate
- Fire Alarm Certificate
- EPC (Energy Performance Certificate)
- PAT Testing Certificate (If applicable)
- Plans (advice on drawing plans can be found here http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/downloads/file/3455/guide_to_drawing_a_plan_of_a_house)
- ID Photo
- Proof of your Residential Address
The application form process will not take as long if you have all of these documents ready to be attached.
Moreover, there are also ways to contact us and we will be more than happy to direct you in getting your HMO Licence. You can ring us on: 0121 569 5256 or you can email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
A fee will be charged to cover the administration and inspection costs for the HMO licence procedure.
Pages in "Housing in Multiple Occupation (HMO)"
- What is a HMO?
- HMO Licence Fee's
- Apply for a HMO Licence
- Does my HMO need a Licence?
- You are here How do I get a HMO Licence?
- How long will it take?
- What should I expect?
- What happens If I am not a Fit and Proper Person?
- What about Non-Licensable HMO's?
- Can you refuse me a Licence?
- Temporary Exemption Notices (TEN)
- Can I Appeal the refusal of my Licence?
- Can I apply to have my Licence Varied?
- What are the Conditions attached to the Licence?
- What happens if I don't Licence my HMO?
- What Standards do I need to Maintain in a HMO?
- Licensable HMO Room Sizes
- The Management Regulations
- What are Amenity Standards?
- What are the Duties of Tenants?
- Tenant Fees Act
- Fire safety in HMO’s
- Waste collection in HMO's