Information for landlords

Changes to landlord licensing legislation

From 1 October 2018 there will be changes in the way Houses in multiple occupation (HMO's) are licensed. All HMO’s regardless of the number of stories, with 5 or more occupiers will now require a licence. For more information visit our changes to HMO licensing page.

7. Landlord Accreditation Scheme

Accreditation in Stockport has been set up in accordance with the Greater Manchester Landlord Accreditation Scheme.

There is no fee to sign up to the scheme and the process for doing so is straightforward.

For more information about the Greater Manchester Landlord Accreditation Scheme contact the Housing Standards Team directly on 0161 474 4181.