Some landlords and organisations that manage privately rented properties need a licence from us to rent out properties.
There are different types of licence for privately rented accommodation:
- Houses in multiple occupation (HMO) - you'll need a mandatory or additional licence
- Selective licensing - a licence to rent out property in certain areas of the city
Licensing leads to decent housing standards and better management of properties for private tenants. It helps us improve neighbourhoods for the whole community.