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Property licensing

You need a property licence if you own and let out a property that:

  • meets the definition of being a house in multiple occupation (HMO) anywhere in Hackney
  • is a privately rented property located in Brownswood, Cazenove or Stoke Newington wards  – find out which ward you’re in

 

What are the different types of property licence in Hackney?

There are 3 types of licence: mandatory and additional (for HMOs), selective for privately rented properties in the above 3 wards.

Before you apply

Apply for a property licence

You’ll need certain documents/information to hand to make an application.

Essential information you need to provide

  • details about the property structure and safety equipment
  • name and addresses of persons and organisations with an interest in the property
  • licence holder date of birth
  • payment card details (for payment of fee)

How do I apply?

To apply for a licence, complete the online application form:

Apply

If you have a particular difficulty applying online, call 020 8356 4866 or email property.licensing@hackney.gov.uk.

Resources for landlords

After you apply

Variation of a property licence

Temporary exemption notice

Why are we doing this?

Page updated on: 8 November 2019

Property licensing

Address

2 Hillman Street
London
E8 1FB

Telephone

Opening times

  • Mon to Fri, 9am - 4pm