Southwark Council would like to use cookies to store information on your computer, to improve our website. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate and have already been set.

You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy notice.

Jump to content | Change font size and colours |

| or register?

Choose a service...

Homes of multiple occupancy

Houses (and Flats) in Multiple Occupation HMO

At its simplest a House in Multiple Occupation is a dwelling that is occupied by three or more people in two or more households (households essentially means a family group) and two or more households share at least one basic amenity (kitchen, bathroom, toilet).

Some buildings that are converted into self-contained flats can also be HMOs. This is defined in section 257 of the Housing Act 2004.  

Bookmark this page

Share this page

Private Sector Housing and Public Health

Tel: 020 7525 2000

Email:

 

Contact us

Southwark Council
PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

More contacts...

Follow us What is this?

  • RSS feed
  • youTube channel
  • twitter account
  • facebook fan
  • flickr photostream
rating button