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Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018

Birmingham - HMO Landlord Lettings Guide

What areas are suitable for student (HMO) accommodation in Birmingham? 

Below (zoom to enlarge) is a map of the current student (HMO) properties available to let and the typical style of properties, these are popular areas for students at the University of Birmingham, University College Birmingham, Aston University and Birmingham City University.

 

 

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How many students are there in Birmingham? 

University of Birmingham - 28,664 (2013)

University College Birmingham - 4,757 (2009)

Aston University - 9,500 (2011)

Birmingham City University - 24,849 (Sep 2008)

 

What is the typical rent amount charged for student accommodation in Birmingham? 

- The rental amount can vary between £70 and £160 per student tenant, per week.  

- The achievable amount is based on and can be influenced by many factors including the location, distance from the university, condition of the student property, size of bedrooms, etc.  

- The rental amount is usually given with either the option of bills included or not included (bills included is the most popular choice with student tenants). 

 

Useful links & further information (Birmingham Landlords) 

- Local Council HMO Regulations: https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20175/private_housing/476/houses_in_multiple_occupation_hmo/1 

- Lacors Fire Safety Guide: https://www.rla.org.uk/docs/LACORSFSguideApril62009.PDF  

- Council Tax: https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20005/council_tax 

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