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house in multiple occupation Line breaks: house in mul|tiple oc¦cu|pa¦tion

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Definition of house in multiple occupation in English:


A house or other dwelling in which several different households are living, sharing facilities such as a kitchen or bathroom: eleven contraventions of the regulations that govern houses in multiple occupation were found
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  • Cllr Fry said the change would have meant the proportion of houses in multiple occupation in the street would rise to 37per cent.
  • The landlord pleaded guilty to two breaches of rules relating to houses in multiple occupation.
  • The authority is particularly keen to tighten checks on houses in multiple occupation.

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