Tag Archives: House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

Article 4 and HMOs – Ashford, Kent

Article 4 rules are planning and licensing restrictions for small HMOs (houses in multiple occupation) Article 4 rules explained Other places with Article 4 rules Place: Ashford, Kent Authority: Ashford Borough Council Area of order: Aylesford Green, Beaver, Little Burton Farm and South Willesborough Date imposed: December 01, 2012 Remarks: Click here for council’s Article […]

What is an Article 4 direction for an HMO?

An article 4 direction is a planning power that gives a local council extra controls over property development by amending permitted development rights.

Cities with Article 4 planning rules for HMOs

A list of towns and cities across the UK that have or are seeking to impose article 4 planning rules on small houses in multiple occupation.

HMOs and article 4 planning rules

Landlords in the house sharing market need to make doubly sure they are following the right rules because of confusing planning laws.