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Oxford leads the way with HMO licensing

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HMO Licensing in Oxford Oxford City Council looks to be the first local authority to introduce blanket licensing for HMOs in its area, under new powers granted in April.    The new scheme will apply to every HMO in the city (apart from a few self contained flats) and will come into force on 25 October.…

HMO licensing in Cathays ward Cardiff

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One of the stories which stood out for me when I looked through my various feeds and Google news headlines this morning was this one about an application for additional licensing in Cathay ward in Cardiff, Wales. As regular readers of this blog will remember, mandatory licensing for the larger HMO properties was introduced by…

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