If you're a landlord or property managing agent who lets houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), you may need to apply for a licence. Due to the recent changes in national legislation and the introduction of additional licensing, we are experiencing some delays in the processing of applications. Your patience is appreciated.
Request for payment of Housing Benefit to be paid direct to a private landlord where a person has difficulty managing their finances.
We have successfully prosecuted the following people for offences under the Housing Act 2004 relating to houses in multiple occupation (HMOs).
To give permission to discuss your Housing Benefit claim with your landlord please complete this form.