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We will take licence fees in two parts:
We will not refund any fees if you decide to sell or stop letting your property after you’ve applied.
Selective Licence: Full licence fee is £700
Additional HMO licence: Full licence fee £1,000
HMO with up to 8 units: Full licence fee: £1,500
HMO with up to 9 to 19 units: Full licence fee: £2,000
HMO with 20 units or more: Full licence fee: £5,000
Multi property discount for selective / additional HMO schemes
You may be eligible for a discount of £100 per dwelling in the same building, after your first licence. For this to apply:
To find out more, see licence applications under parts 2 and 3 Housing Act (Sep 2018).
Selective licence multi property discount
Discounted licence fee: £600
Additional HMO licence multi property discount
Discounted licence fee: £900
Energy performance rating discount
If you have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of C or above for your property, you can apply for a discount if it is the first time the property has come to the rental market or you have recently purchased the property.
Selective Licence EPC rating of C or above: Discounted licence fee: £450
Additional HMO licence EPC rating of C or above: Discounted licence fee: £750
Charity discount on selective licence fees
Eligible charities can get a discounted selective licence of £300. This includes any charities, including almshouses, which provides housing that is:
Selective licence discount for eligible charities: Discounted licence fee: £300
Landlords can get a further discount of £100 per dwelling for properties in the same block (see multi property discount above)