Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Maintaining the safety of everyone in the district is our top priority and we're working with our partner organisations to closely monitor developments.

Information about how we're responding and the latest guidance for the North West of England

Shared houses and flats in multiple occupation

Shared houses

If you have concerns about a house or flat occupied by people who don't know each other living in it please report it to [email protected] or ring us on 01706 217777 option 5.

Detailed information on houses in multiple occupation can be found by clicking this link

To apply for a HMO licence please click here

The cost of a new HMO application is currently (2020/21)  Part A £719.70 which needs to be paid on application. If the licence is issued then Part B charge of £279.50 is payable

The cost of a renewal, after 5 years, is Part A £700.70 and Part B £279.50

See here for the public register of Licensed HMOs.

Please contact Environmental Health on 01706 217777 or email [email protected] if you have any questions about houses and flats in multiple occupation or to pay for an application