Since 1 October 2015 landlords in the private rented sector are required to ensure that:
For more information:
Crawley Borough Council are responsible for regulating and enforcing conditions within Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs). We help to ensure that HMOs are not overcrowded and have adequate facilities in place.
Some HMO’s require a licence. If the answer is yes to each of the questions below the property will require a licence:
Does your property have three or more storeys (including habitable attics or basements)?
Does your property have five or more tenants?
Are any of your tenants unrelated to each other? (forming two or more households)
The following are considered as households for the purposes of the Housing Act 2004:
Click on the link below for information on all licence fees.
Download a licensing application form for Houses in Multiple Occupation.
Find out more; see some Frequently asked Questions about HMOs.
Please find a list below of HMO Register Licences granted recently:
If you are aware of a property being used as a HMO and wish to bring it to the attention of the Private Sector Housing team, please complete the online HMO Reporting Form
(01293) 438418 or
Private Sector Housing
West Sussex RH10 1UZ