House with Multiple Occupancies Application

Please select an application

Please allow about 45 minutes to complete the licence application form. The system allows you to save your information as you go along, so if necessary you can save what you have done and return later, to complete the application.

When you start your application we will send you a code. Please make a note of this as you will need it if you have to resume your application at a later date.

If you have more than one licence to apply for, we strongly recommend that you complete the ‘Your Profile’ section first. This will allow you to save information that is common to all your applications and so avoiding the need to re-enter the same information into any subsequent applications.

Please be aware that in order to complete the form you must have the following information to hand:

  • Details (including an email address) for:
    • Applicant
    • Proposed Licence Holder
    • Manager
    • Owner / Joint Owners
    • Long Term Tenant(s) / Leaseholder(s)
    • Any other person willing to be bound by the conditions of the licence
    • Mortgage Provider(s) and account number(s)
    Please note that you must inform these people of your intention to apply for a housing licence before submitting your application. You will be asked to provide the date on which you (the Applicant) informed them.
  • Knowledge of any criminal record, relating to the:
    • Proposed Licence Holder
    • Manager
  • Details of any accreditations held by the Proposed Licence Holder.
  • Knowledge of the existing Planning (and Building Regulations) status of the property to be licensed.
  • Details regarding the facilities and amenities of the house
  • Floor plan of property (HMOs only)
  • Details of any tenancy agreement and terms & conditions of occupation
  • Details of the scheme in which the tenancy deposit is held.

You will be asked to provide copies of relevant safety certificates for the property which you should submit in electronic form (ideally in PDF format). These documents may include:

  1. Landlords Gas Safety Record (LGSR)
  2. Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) *
  3. Fire Alarm Test Certificate *
  4. Fire Alarm logbook *
  5. Emergency Lighting Certificate *
  6. Portable Appliance Test Certificate (PAT)
  7. Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
  8. Copies of Tenancy Agreement/s or statement of terms and conditions of occupation
  9. List of any other private rented properties you own within Sefton

* For HMO properties only

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