Landlords and/or property managing agents letting a property in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham must apply for a licence if they fall into one of the licensing criteria below:

  1. HMO (houses in multiple occupation) licence - compulsory for properties occupied by five or more persons living in two or more households
  2. Selective licence - compulsory for all let residential accommodation that is not an Additional or Mandatory HMO

Designation of area for selective licensing with map (PDF, 361 KB)

Apply for a private rented property license