Landlord and Tenant: House in multiple occupation

This recorded training video looks at house in multiple occupation (HMO) licences.

Delivered by Elizabeth Dwomoh, barrister at Lamb Chambers, this session focuses on some of the knotty issues that tenants can encounter when living in a house in multiple occupation. 

Topics covered include:

  • What is an HMO?
  • Does your landlord need an HMO Licence?
  • Housing Standards for HMOs?
  • Consequences of your landlord failing to licence an HMO – rent Repayment orders, prohibition on serving a section 21 notice?


Our thanks to Elizabeth Dwomoh for sharing her expertise.


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Tuesday, May 16, 2023

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023