If you're letting out a property to multiple tenants, forming more than one household, then you'll need to stay on top of the guidelines for HMOs - houses in multiple occupation. You'll need ensure your property is suitable for multiple occupation before applying for a license from your local council. If you don't do this, you'll risk hefty fines. Making sure you follow all the guidelines from the start will prevent you from running into costly and time-consuming problems further down the line.
18 August 2016