Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

The Private Sector Housing Team (PSHT) at Stratford on Avon District Council will be adhering to, and following current Government guidelines in respect of the Coronavirus pandemic. Social Distancing is paramount during this difficult period and as a precaution to both staff and customers alike, home visits are highly unlikely to be undertaken for the foreseeable future. The PSHT will be working from home and calling into the office when possible, please do not hesitate to contact them by telephone on 01789 260848 or email We thank you for your understanding during these worrying times.

Many people live in shared accommodation - this section details some of the information that you need to know.

Advice on Houses in Multiple Occupation

Information on Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) and what should be licensed

Fire Safety

Fire safety guidance for Houses in Multiple Occupation

Guidance For Tenants

General advice on what to look for when renting a property

HMO Licence Application

Forms and documents in order to apply for your HMO Licence

Report An Issue With Your Rented Property

Private Sector Housing Form