Jay James

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 20th October 2014


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 421

Jay James

1:46 AM, 10th June 2021, About 2 months ago

Live in landlord - HMO requirements?

The only definition of a HMO that matters is the one legal definition.... Read More

Jay James

1:43 AM, 10th June 2021, About 2 months ago

Live in landlord - HMO requirements?

Reply to the comment left by Michael Mathews at 07/06/2021 - 16:31
That is not correct and is evident from reading my comment... Read More

Jay James

0:08 AM, 7th June 2021, About 2 months ago

Live in landlord - HMO requirements?

Reply to the comment left by Jay James at 06/06/2021 - 23:56
"This is not correct..." + 'under HMO law'.... Read More

Jay James

23:56 PM, 6th June 2021, About 2 months ago

Live in landlord - HMO requirements?

Reply to the comment left by Michael Mathews at 05/06/2021 - 16:42"Strictly, you should meet all standards, even if you have just 1 lodger and need no HMO Licence". This is not correct as per https://www.gov.uk/private-renting/houses-in-multiple-occupation, 1 lodger and 1 live in landlord is not a HMO.
Further, taking this link literally at its' word, the head poster above is not in a HMO. This contradicts what I previously thought, which is three or more residents (as opposed to tenants) in two or more households makes the proerty a HMO.
Of course, meeting standards not legally required is a good idea.

Note to all, the definition of a HMO is set out in (national) law and the definiion of a licensable HMO is set out by each (local) district/city council.... Read More

Jay James

23:50 PM, 1st June 2021, About 2 months ago

Shelter warnings over eviction ban ending

Reply to the comment left by Carol at 01/06/2021 - 15:04
"Some were verbally abusive saying I couldn't refuse them because they were on benefits (I never gave this as a reason)."

Get the police on the scum.... Read More