Houses in multiple occupation

HMO managers duties

Licensing houses in multiple occupation

The Housing Act 2004 introduced licensing of some categories of HMOs. It is compulsory to licence larger, higher-risk dwellings. We are also able to additionally licence other types of HMOs if we can establish that other avenues for tackling problems in these properties have been exhausted.

HMO Licensing fees

The fee structure set out below is believed to balance the Council's need to recoup its reasonable administration costs whilst minimising the burden to landlords. The level of fees is similar to those being considered by other district councils.

Fire safety in HMO houses

Risk assessment steps

Contact us

Private Sector Housing
Wiltshire Council
Council House
Bourne Hill

Telephone: 0300 465 0100