Definition of HMO in English:


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Pronunciation: /eɪtʃɛmˈəʊ


  • Health maintenance organization.


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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
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    • Where a property is not located within an area of 25% or more HMOs then change of use is likely to be granted subject to other planning considerations.
    • Swansea's Labour-led council said in its election manifesto that tackling what it called an "overconcentration" of HMOs which "blights" many parts of the city would be a major priority.
    • The aims of the initiatives are to control the growth of HMOs and improve the standard and management of these properties.

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