Issue - decisions
Refresh of the House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Licensing Programme
Resolved: That option 1 be agreed and it be noted that:
(i) the council would be starting its new 5 year phase of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) licensing mandatory conditions in 2016, and it be agreed that
(ii) a new licence condition relating to training be introduced and
(iii) the licence process be amended as set out in the report including the introduction of penalties and incentives to ensure that licences are issued for the full period.
Reason: To improve the sector by ensuring that Houses of Multiple Occupation in York meet the necessary physical standards and are well managed.