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HMO Line breaks: HMO
Pronunciation: /eɪtʃɛmˈəʊ/

Definition of HMO in English:



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short for house in multiple occupation. the council is considering the idea of forcing the landlords of all HMOs to apply for a licence
More example sentences
  • The residents of the Georgian street were backed by Fife Council, which refused consent for the former manse to be converted into two HMOs.
  • The law is targeted at the 12,500 private houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and is intended to protect those residents, such as students, from overcrowding and unsafe facilities.
  • The number of family homes being converted is reaching the level where people are concerned that entire communities will become dominated by HMOs.
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