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It is likely that you will be sharing your accommodation with other students and you will therefore be living in a house in multiple occupation (HMO) if both of the following apply:
If this is the case, your landlord must meet certain standards and obligations.
If your rented house has five or more people living in it, these people are not related to each other, and you share the use of a kitchen, bathroom or lavatory, your landlord will need to have applied for an HMO Licence. This applies whether you and your housemates all have one tenancy agreement, or have separate tenancy agreements.
We are also consulting on plans relating to Additional Licensing, which will require all HMOs to be licensed, even if they have fewer than five tenants. Find out more and have your say about property licensing.