Mike

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Saturday 21st July 2018


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Mike

1:40 AM, 21st July 2018, About 4 years ago

HMO or What?

The key thing here is that they are self contained flats which i beleive normally does not come under HMO licensing but best to check with your local authority. Each flat must have fire resistant front doors lasting upto 30 minutes long I believe, also opening internal windows for escaping a fire. Best to invite your local authority around to check if they comply to there standards to protect yourself. They will be more than happy to offer advice.... Read More

Mike

1:24 AM, 21st July 2018, About 4 years ago

HMO or What?

Best to ask your local authority to be sure. Im fairly confident it doesnt require a HMO licence. I've managed a block of 8 self contained flats in a converted building which was pub, all having there own separate council.tax, elec, gas bills - meters etc. A couple of tenants complained about the landlord not carrying out repairs which the private rented sector came out to investigate and never asked whether the landlord had a licence for HMO. All they asked for was a gas safe cert, EPC certificate and whether the land lord had an upto date communal electrical certificate. You must also ensure that the smoke detectors and heat censors are all interlinked with the communal areas and each flat, including an annual smoke alarm certificate and testing the smoke alarms monthly, tests signed by the tenants to cover your back. Feel free to ask any other questions.... Read More