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HMO Licensing Floor Plan
Estate agents or private landlords required HMO licensing floor plan for HMO licensing application. The HMO floor plan sets the legal framework and guidance for house layout and amenities. When landlords considering for HMO licensing the local council must be satisfied by viewing the property Floor plan and their features and fittings. Their concerns are from heating, washing facility, toilet facility, fire safety equipment and tenant health safety.
In order to licence the house, the local council has to obtain certain information from you about the property in order that it can assess the type of property.
Landlords required the following documents:
• Gas Safety Certificate
• Electrical Safety Certificate
• Portable Appliance Test Certificate
• HMO Floor Plan (Showing room sizes and Fire System)
• Standard DBS check
For more information, please email email@example.com or call 01442 939006 or contact to your local council.
HMO licensing Requirements
From 1 October 2018, changes to the Housing Act 2004 extend mandatory hmo licensing to include:
• House of Multiple Occupation (HMO) occupied by 5 or more people.
• Room size for 1 person or aged over 10 years must not less than 6.51m².
• The total area for 2 persons or aged over 10 years must not less than 10.22m².
• Those house which converted entirely into bedsits or other non-self-contained accommodation.
• Converted house containing 1 or more flats.
• Building which is converted entirely into self-contained flats if the conversion did not meet the standards of the 1991 Building Regulations and more than a third of the flats are let on short-term tenancies.
• A building subject to a ‘HMO Declaration’ under section 255, Housing Act 2004.
We also provide other relevant services like Fire Assessment, Asbestos Survey, Legionella Risk Assessment & EPC Certificate.
HMO Fire Regulations 2022
To obtain the latest fire regulations for HMOs in your area, I recommend contacting Smart Property Service pr local fire department, housing authority, or relevant regulatory body. They will be able to provide you with the up-to-date information on fire safety requirements, including those specifically applicable to HMOs.
When inquiring about fire regulations, you may want to ask about topics such as fire alarm systems, emergency lighting, fire escape routes, fire doors, fire extinguishers, fire-resistant materials, and any specific requirements for HMO properties.
Staying informed about and complying with fire regulations is crucial for the safety of the occupants in an HMO. The local authorities will be able to provide you with the most accurate and current information based on your location.
HMO Room Size
HMO room size requirements can vary depending on the local regulations. Different areas may have specific standards or guidelines for the minimum room size in an HMO property. It’s important to consult the local housing authority or planning department in your specific location to get accurate and up-to-date information on room size requirements for HMOs.
However, as a general guideline, many regulations and best practices suggest a minimum floor area per person in a habitable room. This can range from approximately 70 square feet (6.5 square meters) to 100 square feet (9.3 square meters) per person, but the actual requirements may differ based on local regulations and the specific circumstances of the property.
It’s important to note that room size requirements may vary based on the intended occupancy and the type of HMO. For example, there might be different standards for single occupancy rooms versus rooms designed for multiple occupants. Additionally, regulations may consider factors such as ceiling height, natural light, and ventilation in determining whether a room is suitable for habitation.
To ensure compliance with local regulations, it is advisable to consult with the relevant authorities in your area or seek guidance from a professional architect or housing specialist who is familiar with the specific regulations and standards applicable to HMOs in your jurisdiction.