NLA House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Course
Situated near to Southampton airport and close to the M3 and M27 motorway links, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Southampton offers easy access with 230 car parking spaces available to you as a delegate. To take advantage of this free parking, enter your car registration details using the Hotel’s car parking reservation iPad at the reception desk.
Nearest Stations to the DoubleTree by Hilton Southampton:
Southampton Central Station
4.3 miles which takes approximately 10 minutes
Southampton International Airport Train Station
3.6 miles which takes approximately 8 minutes
5 miles which takes approximately 13 minutes
4.2 miles which takes approximately 10 minutes
To pre-book your taxi from the station to the hotel please call 02380 555555. If you have any queries please call the hotel directly on 02380 702700
For the purposes of satellite navigation systems, please use postcode SO16 3NG
Directions from the Hotel
Getting to the hotel from M3 & The North
From the M3 exit Junction 14, A33 passing the hotel on the left. At Chilworth roundabout take the third exit just past the Garage onto Chilworth Road (A27) (taking care not to rejoin the M3), bear immediately right over the flyover into the hotel entrance.
Getting to the hotel from City Centre
Take the road North out of the City (A33 The Avenue) to Chilworth roundabout. Take the first exit just past the Garage onto Chilworth Road (A27) (taking care not to join the M3 to London), bear immediately right and continue over the flyover into the hotel entrance.
Getting to the hotel from East or West
From the M27 East or West exit Junction 5, take the A335 marked Southampton, turn right at the traffic lights into Bassett Green Road and continue to Chilworth roundabout. Take the second exit just past the Garage onto Chilworth Road (A27) (taking care not to join the M3 to London), bear immediately right over the flyover into the hotel entrance.
House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) can look like an attractive market, but they also come with additional requirements and are increasingly subject to more rules and regulations. If you are considering investment or changes to your portfolio or even unsure if you now fall within this category after changes to legislation, let us give you an insight to what is required. Gain an understanding of all the knowledge you will need to plan your business and stay the right side of the legal requirements.
This one-day course is designed to help landlords understand the general regulations and requirements within the HMO market. To assist to plan, research and identify the right market or whether a property will work as an HMO. Look at avoiding the pitfalls and what to do when challenging decisions. We provide practical guidance and tips for HMO landlords to avoid large penalties.
We will guide you through:
- Understanding the complexities of an HMO
- Researching, funding and finding suitable properties
- Identifying the types of licence required
- Pros and Cons of investing in HMO’s
- HMO management and regulations responsibilities
- Avoiding penalties that carry penalties up to £30,000
- Effective management of an HMO
- The process of inspections and enforcement
- How to appeal or apply to vary an order
Specific topics will include:
- Introduction to a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)
- What is an HMO?
- Locating and sourcing
- Funding and financing
- Mandatory licensing
- Additional and selective licensing
- HMO standards
- The HMO management regulations
- Planning controls
- Understanding the Housing Health and Safety Rating System
- Fire, electrical safety ratings
- Common parts
- Managing orders
- HMO enforcement
- Variations and temporary exemptions
- Appealing a decision