Brighton & Hove City Council consultation on new property licensing schemes

Brighton & Hove City Council consultation on new property licensing schemes – Additional Housing in Multiple Occupation (HMO) and Selective Licensing 

The council has launched a public consultation on proposals to introduce new property licensing schemes within the private rented housing sector.

The consultation runs from 4 October 2023 to 3 January 2024. 

The council are holding a series of meetings (online and face to face) about the proposals, providing opportunities to find out more and ask questions.

We would like to invite you and your members to a consultation meeting specifically for landlords and landlord organisations.

  • Date: 30 October 2023, Time: 6pm – 8pm
  • Format: Online (you will be sent a link to join the meeting)

The meeting will be attended by the Council and CJ Associates – the organisers of the meeting.

To confirm your attendance at the meeting, or for further information please email

About the proposals

 The consultation is on proposals to introduce a city wide Additional HMO Licensing Scheme and a Selective Licensing Scheme for four wards in the city.

  • Kemptown
  • Moulsecoomb & Bevendean
  • Queen’s Park
  • Whitehawk & Marina.

The council is also consulting on proposals to introduce a second Selective Licensing Scheme, subject to Secretary of State approval, across thirteen wards.

More information about the proposals

Have your say on the proposals and find out more about the meeting

Letting and managing agents

There is also a consultation meeting for letting and managing agents.

Date: 2 November 2023, Time: 6pm – 8pm

Format: Online (a link will be sent to join the meeting)

Letting or managing agents can confirm attendance at the meeting, or request further information by email


 If you have any questions about this email, please contact

The council is running a consultation on new Property Licensing Schemes – for the Private Rented Sector in Brighton & Hove

 Visit our proposed property licensing scheme webpages to find out more and have your say

Please note, the consultation ends at midnight on Wednesday 3 January 2024



Large fine for no HMO licence

Haringey Council in London has successfully prosecuted a couple for failing to license a House in Multiple Occupation...

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