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  1. The council are correct and you are a licensable...

    The council are correct and you are a licensable HMO.

    A resident landlord is permitted to have 2 lodgers without falling into the HMO category
  2. How many people live in the house?

    How many people live in the house?
  3. I take it that it is purpose built block of flats...

    I take it that it is purpose built block of flats then? If not the conversion must comply with, as a minimum, the 1991 Building Regulations. If not you may have a HMO subject to section 257 of the...
  4. Yes it is legal to let rooms out, however I would...

    Yes it is legal to let rooms out, however I would make sure you have written confirmation from the council that they have received your application.

    Subject to sec72(4) it is a defence that there...
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    Well they obviously think you are involved in the...

    Well they obviously think you are involved in the property in some way but that isnt clear enough from what you have said up to now. Unless you are a 'relevant person' subject to section 235(7) then...
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    If they are all related subject to section 258 of...

    If they are all related subject to section 258 of the Housing Act 2004 then it cant be a HMO.
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    Its a difficult one to answer this as has...

    Its a difficult one to answer this as has previously mentioned councils seem to make it up as they go along. In the first instance and this is my own opinion, selective licensing doesnt apply to...
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    The hazard is Falls between levels in the HHSRS...

    The hazard is Falls between levels in the HHSRS Operating Guidance, you would be asked to fit window restrictors.
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    Not so much legislation out right but should your...

    Not so much legislation out right but should your local authority carry out an inspection they could require you to fit them if they took enforcement action as it is a hazard under the Housing Health...
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    Minimum room size & Regulations

    I will ask the question here as somebody may enlighten me, but I have been having a debate on another landlord forum about minimum room sizes and 'Council HMO Regulations'. :(:

    Firstly can anybody...
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    Google radio linked smoke detector and take your...

    Google radio linked smoke detector and take your pick, each detector head is still mains wired though usually to the nearest light pendant and the detctor heads 'communiacte' with each other via...
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    Yes they are correct that they have risk rated...

    Yes they are correct that they have risk rated the property using HHSRS and it would be difficult for anybody to comment on how that risk has been carried out, i.e layout, escape windows, etc in the...
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    You are correct in artfulodgerl, the Housing Act...

    You are correct in artfulodgerl, the Housing Act 2004 is very specific when it comes to what constitutes a HMO and what isnt. There is no reference to what tenancy agreement or licence agreement...
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    All good advice, unfortunately again it appears a...

    All good advice, unfortunately again it appears a council using the wrong legislative to obtain information. Sec 235 relates to you only producing documents, not obtaining information about about...
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    The ground floor isnt counted as its a self...

    The ground floor isnt counted as its a self contained flat and doesnt form part of the requirements of the Statutory Instrument or the Act for the definition of a HMO that should be licensed. If it...
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    I wouldnt be getting any tradesmen in until you...

    I wouldnt be getting any tradesmen in until you have an agreement with your local council and/or the Fire Prevention Officer from your fire authority, get them to specify the what is required and...
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    What a terrible web page, not one of those...

    What a terrible web page, not one of those examples is a licensable HMO, disgusting that landlords are led to believe they have to licence a property and pay a fee when it doesnt. If anybody has...
  18. You will be creating a HMO unless they they are...

    You will be creating a HMO unless they they are related. Therefore you will need what has already been said above apart from the fixed electrical installation condition report which is compulsory and...
  19. If it was a formal notice then it will have been...

    If it was a formal notice then it will have been registered on the land charges register and should be picked up on the conveyancing stage.

    If it was done informally and you are happy the works...
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    You dont challenge him, dont fight fire with...

    You dont challenge him, dont fight fire with fire. Send him an email/letter and ask for his line managers contact details and copy him into a letter asking them to put any repairs they want you to do...
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    The HMO Officer is correct! To qualify for a...

    The HMO Officer is correct!

    To qualify for a mandatory licence a HMO it must meet the requirements of the Housing Act 2004 and associated Statutory Instruments and because Statutory Instrument...
  22. The Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of...

    The Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers) Regulations 2011

    Alternatively, you could google 1st October 2011 drain and this just about brings up every water companies webpage that...
  23. Taking the WC out isnt going to fix it, even for...

    Taking the WC out isnt going to fix it, even for rodring purposes unless it is located on the ground floor. There was a thread on this previously and if the blockage is on a shared drain then it is...
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    The owner of the property is responsible for...

    The owner of the property is responsible for repairing the garage roof unless it was caused by tenant damage and also they are responsible to remedy the cause of the damp and mould growth unless it...
  25. Thread: whats HMO

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    .....not forgetting a converted building...

    .....not forgetting a converted building consisting entirely of self contained flats that didnt meet the requirements of the 1991 Building Regulations and still dont meet the regulations.
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