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What is the definition of a household?

What is the definition of a household?

A household, in relation to HMO, is defined as;

  • A single person, or several members of the same family who live together.
  • Each tenant from a separate family is classed as a separate household.

How is the term ‘family’ defined?

  • Married couples who live together
  • Two persons living together
  • Including couples in same sex relationships
  • Relatives or half relatives count as the same ‘family’. This includes; grandparents, step parents, aunts, uncles, siblings & step siblings.
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