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Housing in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

How do I get a HMO Licence?

To apply for a HMO, please click here. 

* Please note, we are currently having problems with our payments, you can still apply for a HMO licence as normal. When you get to the payment part of the application please ring our payment line to make the payment: 0121 569 2200

Once you have made the payment, please forward to us your proof of payment or receipt to and we will add your payment manually to your application. We would like to apologise for any inconveniences this may cause. Our team are working hard on fixing this problem as soon as possible.*

You will be able to pay for your application at the end of inputting all the data. If for some reason you are having trouble with this method of payment, you will be able to pay by cheque.

Here is where you send the cheque:

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Sandwell Council House

Freeth Street

PO Box 2374


B69 3DE

On the back of the cheque please write the HMO property address, the name of the applicant and the cost code: 46030 K03001 0000

Applying for a HMO is absolutely fine and you can apply as normal.

If you have any problems or questions please email us at