Tag Archives: HMOs

HMO no-go zones branded ‘social engineering’ HMO's & Student Lets, Latest Articles

1 green property amongst a row a red propertiesNeighbourhood no-go zones for houses in multiple occupation are spawning some unholy alliances between former property letting adversaries to fight their local councils.

More and more councils are announcing ‘article 4’ declarations to let them take on tough controls to restrict new houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) from opening. Continue reading HMO no-go zones branded ‘social engineering’


BBC has a cheap bash at landlords yet again! Latest Articles

BBC logoThe BBC has launched another story about substandard buy to let homes and ‘rogue landlords’ – but just who is covered by the tired old cliché?

The UK has about 3.5 million buy to let properties and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) that are let by private landlords. Continue reading BBC has a cheap bash at landlords yet again!


HMO consultation is a sham to avoid compensation claims HMO's & Student Lets, Latest Articles

Houses in Multiple OccupationAn internal report from town hall advisers confirms consultation over extending house in multiple occupation (HMO) powers is a sham aimed at avoiding compensation claims.

The report – to councillors in Milton Keynes – suggests Housing Minister Grant Shapps is urging councils to take on controversial planning powers to curb the spread of shared houses in cities and seaside towns. Continue reading HMO consultation is a sham to avoid compensation claims


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