HMO Licensing Update

16 January 2018 - 9:30 for start 9:45 to 16:30 - Harlow
Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, College Square, Harlow CM20 1WG
 

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Price
CIEH Members: £90 | Non-member: £150
 

This workshop intends to support preparations for the change in HMO mandatory licensing expected in April 2018. Also as a refresher on existing HMO licensing and the impact on enforcement.

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▼ Programme 

    Introductions
     
    What is an HMO – The five tests
     
    What is not an HMO – The exemptions  
     
    What is a licensable HMO
  • The Current Mandatory Scheme – The proposed changes for single units and flats, and the impacts on LA resources.
  • Additional Licensing Schemes – Where are we now? What has changed from their introduction?
  • Selective Licensing Schemes – Limitations on their use.
 
    The Licensing Process and the practicalities. Identifying properties, what constitutes a valid application, on line application schemes.
     
    Setting a licensing fee, constraints of case law.
     
    Sanctions
  • Fines
  • Fixed penalty notices
  • License revocation
  • Interim and Final Management Orders (a brief overview, with more detailed handouts)
  • Banning Orders
 
    Exercises will take place throughout the day.
     

 
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