Standards and requirements for a HMO

Any property which is a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) will be required to meet certain standards in terms of safety, size, amenities, fire precautions, means of escape from fire and state of repair.

You can find guidance on personal washing facilities, kitchen facilities and space standards in the Amenity Standards for Houses in Multiple Occupation (PDF) which has been produced by Bradford Council.

For details of the requirements relating to fire safety please go to our fire safety page.

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Housing Standards Team
8th Floor, Margaret McMillan Tower
Princes Way,

Phone : 01274 434520
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