HMOs St Andrews residents consultation 2019
Published by : Fife Council
This consultation is closed.
Purpose of consultation
Fife Council is seeking the views of St Andrews' residents on the provision of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in the town - HMOs are houses or flats shared by three or more unrelated people that are regulated through Scottish legislation. There are currently 6,160 homes and 1,053 licenced HMO properties in St Andrews (see table below)
No of active HMO Licences within residential areas in St Andrews
No of active licenses within purpose built student accommodation in St Andrews
*as at January 2019
The Council has already consulted with various interested groups around implementing a HMO over-provision policy for St Andrews. Based on submissions to date, the Council's preferred position is to allow no further growth in HMOs (Option 1). The second option is to allow up to 3% growth in HMOs. We are keen to hear from residents of St Andrews so that the views of all parts of the community can be considered at Committee on the 11th April 2019. Previous Committee papers are available for information at www.fifedirect.org.uk/housingcommittee.
We are interested to hear your views on the implementation of a HMO over-provision policy for St Andrews. Please complete this questionnaire, entering the code on the letter that you received. The information provided by you on this questionnaire will be used by Fife Council for research purposes. Further information on how your information is used can be found at www.fifedirect.org.uk/privacy/research
Final Report Of Consultation
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