Project Description

HMO FIRE COMPLIANCE

The buy-to-let property market has seen significant growth over the past few years, with an increase in houses of multiple occupancy – or HMOs – on the market.

This growth – combined with an unfortunate rise in unscrupulous landlords – has led to the government publishing further guidelines and regulations on landlords to protect their tenants, as recently as 20th June, 2018.

Integrated Fire and Security Solutions has monitored the development in these regulations carefully, and are pleased to offer a full range of supply and service packages to help landlords ensure both compliance with regulations & therefore the safety of their valued tenants.

HMO DEFINITION

HMOs – or houses of multiple occupancy – are defined as a properties that are shared by three or more tenants who are not members of the same family.

Landlords who let HMOs must apply for a licence from their local housing authorities. This licence covers a range of requirements including minimum bedroom size and conformance with local refuse rules.

HMO FIRE PRECAUTIONS

There are a range of ways you can ensure – as a landlord of an HMO – you have taken adequate precautions to minimise the fire risk to your tenants. These include – but are not limited to – considering escape routes for you tenants, implementing and recording fire training for your tenants, and considering a fire detection and warning system.

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The first step towards ensuring the safety of your tenants is to complete a fire risk assessment. We offer a comprehensive fire risk assessment service at Integrated Fire and Security solutions, carried out by experienced fire officers.

We can then implement all suggestions made by the fire risk assessment, providing a complete solution and taking care of all your HMO fire precautions in one place.

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ACCREDITATION

Integrated Fire & Security Solutions pride ourselves on our professional experience and expertise. We follow all industry codes of best practice, and maintain full industry accreditation across a range of industry bodies. You can find out more about the industry bodies below, or get in touch to find out more.

Integrated Fire & Security Solutions - British Fire Consortium
Integrated Fire & Security Solutions - IFEDA
Integrated Fire & Security Solutions - Safe Contractor
Integrated Fire & Security Solutions - SSIP