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Issue details

Extending Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

Purpose of Report: A response to the agreed Council's motion heard on 26th October 2017
"To request that the Executive undertakes a review of the evidence supporting the case for extended licensing across a proportion of the city (where the density of HMOs is the greatest) to assess the case for the introduction of additional HMO licensing"

Members are asked to review the evidence case having regard to any announcement made by central government to extend the national mandatory HMO licensing scheme.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Be significant in terms of its effects on communities;

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/11/2017

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Decision due: 15/03/18 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods

Lead director: Corporate Director of Health, Housing and Adult Social Care

Department: Directorate of Health, Housing and Adult Social Care

Contact: Ruth Abbott 01904 554092 Email: ruth.abbott@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

National government


Agenda items


  • Extending licensing of houses in multiple occupation  


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