Appeals against HMO licence decisions
It is possible to appeal against:
- the council's decision to refuse to grant a HMO licence
- the council's decision to grant a HMO licence
- the conditions of a HMO licence
- the council's decision to vary or revoke a HMO licence
- the council's decision to refuse to vary or revoke a HMO licence
Appeals can be made by any relevant person, including:
- the applicant for a HMO licence
- any freeholder, long leaseholder or mortgage lender
- a person having control of or managing the HMO
How to appeal
Appeals are made to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber), which is an independent body. Appeals must be made within 28 days of the decision being appealed against, and you will generally need to pay a fee.
For further details on how to appeal to the First-Tier Tribunal, visit the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) website (external link) or call their enquiry line on 020 7446 7700.
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