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To rent out properties in Doncaster you may need a licence. The license you need will depend on the location, type, size and number of people living in the property.
If you're a landlord or property managing agent who lets houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), you may need to apply for a licence.
We currently operate one selective licensing scheme in Doncaster, covering the designated area of Hexthorpe. If you are a private landlord renting out a residential property in a designated area, you are likely to require a licence. The Edlington selective licensing scheme came to an end on 6th February 2023. Please select the Edlington ribbon below for further details.
The council introduced an additional licensing scheme, which applied to certain Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) not already covered by mandatory HMO licensing, which ran from 1st October 2018 until 30th September 2023. While the requirement to licence has now ended, valid licenses are still operative and must be complied with.
Local authorities, tenants and landlords all need to work together to maintain the Borough as an attractive place where people want to live and thrive. Landlords play an important role in this and have an interest in making sure that tenants are educated in using the Council's waste services. Having good check in and check out procedures and being armed with the correct information can greatly reduce the likelihood of waste management issues arising during the tenancy.
A house in multiple occupation (HMO) is a property rented out by at least 3 people who are not from 1 ‘household’ (for...
We have successfully prosecuted the following people for offences under the Housing Act 2004 relating to houses in multiple occupation (HMOs).