Selective Licensing
March 2018

Stoke-on-Trent City Council are consulting on Selective Licensing in 14 areas (151 streets) of the City in Phase 1.

Every rental property in the designated streets will have to have a licence, be inspected and satisfy many conditions. The license will last for 5 years. The City Cou...

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Mandatory HMO licensing extension to start in October 2018
March 2018

The government has confirmed that the long-awaited extension of mandatory HMO Licensing. It will be introduced from 1st October 2018. The regulations replace the previous prescribed description of HMO, removing the current three-storey rule. From 1st October 2018, properties that meet all of the ...

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“How to Rent Guide” updated
January 2018

Landlords should be aware that the Government’s “How to Rent Guide” was updated on 17th January 2018.

This updated version is available by clicking here.

The guide ...

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