House in Multiple Occupancy

Licence Summary
If you rent out a property for house in multiple occupation (HMO) in Redcar and Cleveland, you may require a licence from Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

Eligibility Criteria

HMOs subject to mandatory licensing are those that are;
  • three or more storeys high;
  • have five or more people in more than one household; and
  • share amenities such as bathrooms, toilets and cooking facilities, or the living accommodation is not wholly self-contained.
If you believe you own a property that may require a licence telephone the HMO Licensing Hotline (01287) 612300 (24hr answer machine outside office hours). Alternatively you can apply online using the online facility below.

Regulation Summary
A summary of the eligibility criteria for this licence

Application Evaluation Process
Licences will be granted if:
  • The house is or can be made suitable for multiple occupation
  • The applicant is a fit and proper person and the most appropriate person to hold the licence
  • The proposed manager has control of the house, and is a fit and proper person to be the manager
  • The management arrangements are satisfactory

Please find below the Fee Structure for HMO applications

Fees

 icon Fee Structure (hmo fees.doc - 106.5k)
Last modified: 24/12/2009 08:44:21


Will Tacit Consent Apply?
Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from us within 28 days.

How to Apply
We aim to acknowledge your application within three working days. If you have applied online we will acknowledge your application via email.

Apply Online
Apply for a house in multiple occupation licence
Apply to renew a house in multiple occupation licence
Tell us about a change to your existing house in multiple occupation licence

Download an Application Form
If you would prefer to download an application form, please download the document below and return it to us using the contact details below.

 icon Application Form (HMO.pdf - 411.64k)
Last modified: 31/01/2011 08:51:08


Failed Application Redress
Please contact us in the first instance using the contact details below.

You may appeal to a residential property tribunal.

Any appeal must be made within 28 days of the decision being made.

Licence Holder Redress
Please contact us in the first instance using the contact details below.

You may appeal to a residential property tribunal regarding conditions attached to a licence or any decision to vary or revoke a licence.

Any appeal must be made within 28 days of the decision being made.

Consumer Complaint
If a licence is granted and you wish to appeal against it being granted you may do so to a residential property tribunal within 28 days of the decision being made.

Trade Associations
British Property Federation (BPF)
National Federation of Property Professionals

Further Information
Housing area services information

Registers
Licensing registers are available to view, by prior arrangement, at the Council Offices. Please click here for further details.

Contact Details
Address:
Redcar & Cleveland Council
Regeneration Directorate
Housing Service
Redcar & Cleveland House
Kirkleatham Street
Redcar
TS10 1RT

Tel: (01287) 612455

Email: housing_eho@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

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