National HMO standards
The HMO Management Regulations cover the legal duties for the day-to-day running of HMOs.
Oxford's HMO standards
We have produced an amenities and facilities guide to help everyone understand the legal requirements and standards within HMOs in the city.
HMO Licence Pre-application Advice Visits
If you are a landlord thinking about converting a property into an HMO and you would like us to visit to advise you on the HMO licensing requirements before you complete works or apply for a licence, please contact us using the link below. There is a charge for this service, see our Fees and Charges page for details.
Landlords and Agents' Guide to HMO Licensing
This guide is to help landlords and agents understand the unique licensing requirements in Oxford, and explains the criteria for the different lengths of licence available.
Oxford's Guide for Private Tenants
This is a general guide to help tenants understand their legal rights when privately renting accommodation. It includes lots of useful information relevant to tenants of HMOs.