3&4 bed shared properties will remain under the old Additional Scheme and should comply as before.
Now the new scheme is in place I am able to offer surveys in the following circumstances:
1) If you have bought an HMO property which has been tenanted within the last three months
2) You have made changes to the property that require a change to the license
3) If the property has been empty since the scheme ended and now you have tenants due to occupy the building
4) If it is a Mandatory HMO and the license has expired or is about to expire
If you are a landlord in the Southampton area and you need to comply with the HMO Regulations then take a look at the "Independent Surveyor Route."