Building regulations apply to a wide range of works in relation to converting a building to HMO use. Some of these include the installing of new kitchen and bathroom facilities, new doors and windows and fire and sound insulation between units of accommodation, upgrading/renewing electrical wiring and upgrading/renewing certain heating systems. Here is a building control approval notice for a 10 bed HMO Please email email@example.com with details of your project.
Here is a 10 bedroom HMO conversion complete and approved by HAD (Decision notice attached) The house was a private dwelling over three storeys. The basement was converted to two self contained flats, the rest of the property is a HMO (all en-suite) Use Class C3 Dwellinghouse Under the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended) a dwellinghouse is a house which is used by a single household. For most people this will be use by a single family. Care provide
What is an HMO or House in Multiple Occupation? A simple non legal definition is that a house (or flat) is an HMO if there are three or more unrelated occupiers. There is also alternative type of HMO under section 257 Housing Act 2004 which provides for certain converted blocks of flats to be a House in Multiple Occupation. What is a permitted development? A permitted development is developments that would usually require planning permission but do not require permission beca
A house in multiple occupation also known as an HMO is a property which is rented by three or more tenants who aren’t part of the same household (a family). Many landlords let HMOs as they consider them a better way to run a rental portfolio. HMOs require an HMO licence. If your property’s let to five or more tenants from more than one household, is at least three storeys high and the tenants share toilet, bathroom or kitchen facilities, then you'll definitely need a licence.
Are you thinking of renting your family home out to three or more unrelated people? Will
they be sharing amenities, like the same kitchen and bathroom? Then there is going to be
some changes in the House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) law that you need to be aware
of. Before you get too far into those changes though, you need to determine if you need planning
permission or not. Your family home is classed as C3 and an HMO (a property occupied
by between three and six unrel