Understanding HMOs and the current licensing system (virtual training)

With a focus on Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO), learn how to navigate the potential £30,000 penalties you could be liable for. 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.

Part one:

  • 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

Part two:

  • Licensing
  • Mandatory, Selective and Additional
  • Minimum room sizes
  • Application process
  • Transition arrangements
  • License conditions

Part three:

  • HMO management Regulations
  • Fitness for Human Habitation Act
  • Active versus Proactive Management
  • Risk assessing and frequency of inspection
  • Local Authority Powers, notices and fines

We recommend attending all three sessions so you don't miss out on any information.

Understanding HMOS and the Current Licensing system (Virtual Classroom)

  • Virtual Classroom - Tuesday 22nd September 2020 09:30 - 15:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £135.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £180.00 (+VAT)
  • Virtual Classroom - Tuesday 17th November 2020 09:30 - 15:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £135.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £180.00 (+VAT)

Meet the trainer

Aidan Reed

Aidan Reed

Aidan has been involved in the property sector for over 35 years. He is a Chartered Surveyor who built his own multi-disciplinary residential practice in sales and both professional and student lettings before selling it in 2017. He now brings his expertise and experience to other firms through his consultancy work and chaired the The Junior Estate Agent Apprenticeship working group.

Aidan has been a member of NAEA Propertymark since 1989, serving on the Propertymark Board for five years and was elected to The College of Fellows in 2017.