Issue details

Re-Designation of Selective and Additional (HMO) Licensing Schemes (2023 – 2028)

Current Selective and Additional (HMO) Licensing schemes will end in March 2023. We are seeking Cabinet approval to prepare a Business Case, to be consulted upon, for the re-designation of these Selective and Additional (HMO) Licensing Schemes for the next five years (2023-2028).

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Community Impact;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Blundellsands; Cambridge; Church; Derby; Dukes; Kew; Linacre; Litherland; Victoria;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/09/2021

Financial: No;

Community Impact: Yes;

Decision due: 2 Dec 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Communities and Housing

Lead director: Assistant Director of Place (Economic Growth and Housing)

Department: Regeneration and Skills

Contact: Alistair Malpas Email:

Consultation process

Press Releases via Sefton Council website and social media. Questionnaires, Landlord events and forums.


Local residents, including tenants, landlords, managing agents and other members of the community who live or operate businesses or provide services within the proposed designation and neighbouring areas that may be affected. Neighbouring Local Authorities

Agenda items

List of background documents to be considered by decision maker

  • Re-Designation of Selective and Additional (HMO) Licensing Schemes (2023 – 2028)