Note To Applicants
Please note that it is a criminal offence to knowingly supply information, which is false or misleading for the
purposes of obtaining a temporary exemption notice. Evidence of any statements made in this application with
regard to the property concerned may be required at a later date. If we subsequently discover something which is
relevant and which you should have disclosed or which has been incorrectly stated or described, your temporary
exemption notice may be revoked or other appropriate action taken.
I/we declare that the information contained in this application is correct to the best of my/our knowledge.
I/we understand that I/we commit an offence if I/we supply any information to a local housing authority in
connection with any of their functions under any of Parts 1 to 4 of the Housing Act 2004 that is false or
misleading and which I/we know is false or misleading or am/are reckless as to whether it is false or
In the case of partnerships or trustees, all partners or trustees must sign.
In the case of a limited company, the form must be signed by a director or company secretary or other
authorised officer, in which case we may require proof of authority.
Conditions of Temporary Exemption Notices
If a Temporary Exemption Notice (T.E.N.) is served on the property it will not require a HMO licence during the period
for which the Notice is in force.
A Temporary Exemption Notice lasts for a period of three months, beginning with the date on which it is served.
The Local Authority may serve a second Temporary Exemption Notice if it;
a) Receives a further application; and
b) Considers that there are exceptional circumstances to justify the service of a second temporary exemption
No more than two Temporary Exemption Notice will be issued for the same property.