Understanding HMOs and the current licensing system
This course delves into The Housing Act 2004 and covers the different licensing models and mandatory licensing reforms which came into force on 1 October 2018. It has a practical application and provides an insight into the potential of this sector.
- What is a HMO?
- Three tests under the Housing Act 2004
- What constitutes a household
- HMO for planning purposes
- General Permitted Development C3 and C4 use
- Article 4 direction
- Mandatory, selective and additional licensing
- Minimum room sizes
- Application process
- Transition arrangements
- License conditions
- HMO management regulations
- Fitness for Human Habitation Act
- Active versus proactive management
- Risk assessing and frequency of inspection
- Local Authority powers, notices and fines
Our popular virtual classroom offers a streamlined version of our face-to-face courses. You will benefit from a dedicated session with our expert trainer from the comfort of your home or office. To enable the course to run smoothly, we ask that you mute your microphone unless asking a question and keep your camera on.
With our face-to-face courses you’ll benefit from the full lesson plan plus an increased level of interaction and group work. This is your chance to participate in group discussions with our expert trainer and other delegates on the course.
Location: Propertymark Westminster, 4th Floor, 5-8 The Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3JS
This course covers a multitude of topics which all offer practical solutions to important agency issues that have assumed an even greater importance during the pandemic.
Refresh your knowledge on the more complex areas of residential lettings that don't always form part of your day-to-day work.
Work through complicated areas of letting and managing property, get up to date with all the recent changes to housing law and expand your existing skill set.