Houses in Multiple Occupation Bill

Synopsis: The Houses in Multiple Occupation Bill was introduced to the Assembly by the Minister for Social Development on 7 September 2015. The purpose of the Bill is to enable better regulation of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) by introducing a new licensing system. This paper provides an overview of the clauses of the Bill; the policy context behind the new regulatory framework; and explores the regulation of HMOs in other jurisdictions.

Date: 01 February 2016

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