Licensing fees for houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)
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Licensing fees for houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)

Find out about the licensing fees for HMOs for both the mandatory and additional licensing schemes.

From 1 October 2018, all HMOs with five or more occupants need to have a licence. Apply for a licence by 28 September 2018 to get a discount.

Cheaper fees are available for charities and for landlords who are accredited through the London Landlord Accreditation Scheme (LLAS) or are members of a recognised landlord association.

Fees for additional scheme

​Fee per lettable unit/household* ​
First application Subsequent applications​
​Accredited landlord​s ​£400 ​£320
​Unaccredited landlords ​£500 ​£400
​Charities ​£250 ​£200

 Fees for mandatory scheme

​​Fee per lettable unit/household* ​ ​ Early bird discount (available until 28 September 2018)​ ​
First application Subsequent applications​ First application ​Subsequent applications
​Accredited landlord​s ​£400 ​£320 ​£360 ​£288
​Unaccredited landlords ​£500 ​£400 ​£450 £360​
​​Charities ​£250 ​£200 ​£225 £200​

Other charges

Visit by us to inspect and/or draw floor plans that meet HMO licensing standards £220​
Registering a change to the occupancy level ​£275

 *A lettable unit/household consists of family members or a cohabiting couple. A group of four friends counts as four separate lettable units/households. ​​​

Contact

Private Sector Housing Agency
Third Floor
Laurence House
1 Catford Road
Se6 4ru
Tel:
020 8314 6420