HMO

Management Specialists

South London

We understand that being an HMO landlord can be complex, time-consuming and stressful

Finding compatible tenants

Collecting multiple rents per property

Regular fire safety checks Waste disposal duties

HMO Licensing

Constant changing HMO regulations.

Enhanced fire safety requirements

Minimum Room Sizes

Additional legal obligations Maintenance issues

Multiple tenant renewals per property

In-house tenant disputes

…and much more

As an HMO landlord you have a duty of care, breach of that duty and you are guilty by omission

If you do not take into account all statutory instruments 2006 no.372 and your local borough’s HMO and licensing rules, you may be susceptible to:

HMO fine of £30,000

A fine of £30,000

HMO Criminal Prosecution

Criminal Prosecution

HMO Rent Repayment Order

Rent Repayment Order

unlicensed HMO Cannot Evict Tenants

Unable to Evict Tenants

Expertise in HMO Management

Our expertise in HMO management delivers substantial benefits for HMO landlords. We prioritise fire safety and tenant relations while adapting to the unique regulations of each South London borough. With over a decade of experience, we not only ensure your property remains compliant but also focus on maximizing your HMO’s income potential, making HMO ownership both worry-free and lucrative.

Areas We Cover

New Cross

Deptford

Lewisham

Bermondsey

Surrey Quays

Peckham

Rotherhithe

Catford

Borough

Elephant & Castle

Denmark Hill

Camberwell

Find Out How We Can Help

Market Insights and Local Expertise

Being on the road every day for over a decade working predominantly in the boroughs of Greenwich, Lewisham, Southwark, Lambeth, Wandsworth, our expertise is tailored for HMO landlords. We know what rent we can charge per room, what tenants want, and importantly we have strong ties with local HMO officers. This hands-on approach places your HMO ahead of the curve in this competitive market.

Challenges we help with.

01

I have a single room in my HMO that I need to let, no agent will help, can you?

02

My tenants are breaking HMO fire safety regulations, what can I do?

03

A tenant phoned me and is furious that someone ate their cheese! What should I say?

04

My tenants are leaving the heating on, it is costing me a fortune, how can I put a stop to this?

05

Two of my tenants really do not get along, what are my options?

06

A HMO officer from the council visited my property and has told me I need to make changes, do I have to?

07

I am converting a house into a HMO, can you help?

08

My neighbour keeps complaining about my HMO tenants, I do not have the time for this, can you help?

09

Is it best to have all tenants on one AST or on multiple ASTs?

10

What kind of property gives the best type of return for a HMO?

11

How much should I be paying for bills per month for my HMO?

12

Most of my tenants work from home, they want me to upgrade the internet, should I?

Our Services

ServiceTenant Set-UpSet-Up & Rent CollectFully Managed
Rental ValuationYesYesYes
PhotographyYesYesYes
Professionally MarketedYesYesYes
Accompanied ViewingsYesYesYes
Offers Negotiated and AgreedYesYesYes
First Months’ Rent & Deposit CollectedYesYesYes
Process initial fundsYesYesYes
Tenancy Agreements and ExecutionYesYesYes
Collection of Monthly RentxYesYes
Rent ReviewsxYesYes
Registration of DepositsxxYes
Serve prescribed informationxxYes
Serve Mandatory Documents*xxYes
Advice on Landlord legal obligationsxxYes
Communication with TenantsxxYes
Repairs and ReplacementsxxYes
Property InspectionsxxYes
Other Services
Photographic inventory check-in
Photographic inventory check-out
Keybox supply and fit
HMO Fire Doors Supply and Fit
HMO Planning Permission 
HMO Fire Safety Instructions
HMO Licensing application
HMO Licensing property inspection with local council
HMO Tenant Information Pack
Fire Risk Assessment 
Smoke / heat Alarm Fitting
Emergency Lighting System certificate
Fire Detection Warning System certificate 
Consultation Service (phone / zoom)
Energy Performance Certificate
Gas Safety Certificate
Domestic Electrical Installation Condition Report (DEICR)
Gas boiler service
Portable Appliance Test
Rent Guarantee + legal cover
One off Cleaning
Empty Property Management
Installation of Smart Thermostat
Sourcing best comparable energy provider
Energy provider set-up
Sourcing best comparable internet provider
Internet provider set-up
Procuring furniture/white goods
Court Attendance
Legionella Risk Assessment
Furnishing Service

HMO Management Articles

HMO Requirements

As an HMO landlord, or as someone who is considering a HMO conversion, it is important to be aware of all the legal requirements that you must consider when renting out your property. Failing to comply with these requirements can result in hefty fines, legal disputes, and damage to your reputation. Below are the key legal HMO requirements that every HMO landlord must consider. Feel free to read our other articles if you are looking for…

HMO Management Rules

Managing a HMO property comes with a set of legal obligations that landlords must adhere to in order to ensure the health and safety of their tenants. These obligations include providing information to occupiers, maintaining fire safety measures, water supply and drainage, gas and electricity, common parts and appliances, living accommodation, waste disposal facilities, and more…

HMO Planning Permission

HMO Fire Regulations

A House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) refers to a property rented out by at least 3 tenants from different households and share facilities like kitchens, bathrooms, and toilets. HMOs are subject to specific fire safety regulations to protect the tenants living in these properties. This article will provide an overview of the fire safety regulations that HMO landlords need to adhere to and a checklist to help…

Get in Touch

Let’s talk about your property.

HMO Management.
HMO Lettings.
HMO Licencing.
HMO Planning Permission.
HMO Fire Doors.
HMO Conversions.
HMO Sourcing.

Tel:   0208 191 2080

Email:  info@HMOLettingAgent.co.uk

Address:  20 – 22 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8HN​

 

 

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