Report a problem with a short term let or party flat

Short term lets and party flats

A short term let is a property which is usually rented for up to 5 days by a small group or family for the purpose of a short break or holiday.

A ‘party flat’ is where a property is usually rented by a number of unrelated persons for the purpose of a stag or hen night or where they are attending a sport or entertainment event.

Report a problem with a property that you feel is being used as a short term let / party flat to your Neighbourhood Office.

Those issues may include

  • noise
  • antisocial behaviour
  • too many people staying in the property

We will carry out an investigation and where necessary take action to help you resolve the situation.

If a landlord wants to let a property out for 3 or more unrelated persons at any one time which is not their sole or principle residence they need to apply for a Houses in Multiple Occupancy (HMO) licence.

Properties rented out for a longer period are required to be registered with Landlord Registration.

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