A group of letting agents and landlords in Oxford are awaiting a decision due to be made this week about compulsory licensing of all HMOs in Oxford.
Oxford is set to be the first authority to take advantage of the last Government’s blanket consent to bring in ‘additional’ HMO licensing schemes.
The council had originally proposed to make licensing of all HMOs compulsory throughout the city but to issue the licences in prolonged stages, starting this month. It had decided to go down this route due to lack of staff resources.
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