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What is a fit and proper person?

What is a fit and proper person?

A Local Authority will apply the rules of Section 66 of the Housing Act 2004 to determine if someone meets the requirements of a ‘Fit and Proper Person’.

A HMO Landlord must not have any of the convictions;

  1. Any offences of fraud
  2. Any offences related to dishonesty
  3. Offences of violence
  4. Drugs offences
  5. Unlawful discrimination in business
  6. Any contraventions of the housing law
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