Thank you to Ruth Abbot, City of York Council for providing an update on HMO Licencing and answering our questions.  You can find Ruth’s presentation slides below along with some examples of some First Tier Tribunal cases around room size, which may be worth a read.

Whats happening CYC – March 19

Prohibition of undersized rooms Tickhill Square, Denaby Main Doncaster DN12

Prohibition of undersized rooms – Westbourne Street, Beeston, Leeds 11:

Prohibition of undersized rooms – Stratford Street, Beeston, Leeds 11:

When officers serve a formal notice/issue the final notice of decision re a HMO licence  then the independent  appeal process kicks in (landlords and agents should be mindful of the time limit process) and CYC advise which tribunal you should appeal to.


We would also like to thank Richard Dixon – Provate Rented Sector, CYC and Molly Kay, YorHome, CYC, for providing further details on their services.  Please find below their presentation slides and contact details:

Private Rented Sector – March 19

YorHome RLA presentation – March 19





Ruth Fawcett – SASH, provided members with further information regarding the Sleepout Event in which Andrew Simpson, Roger Dobson, Joe Cox (Graham the Plumber Merchant) and, Jodi & Rebecca (All Property Solutions) will be spending a night under the stars to raise vital funds for SASH.  Please visit the York RLA just giving page to dontate.

Team York RLA – Justgiving Page