Service Specific Privacy Notices

Houses in Multiple Occupation(HMO) Application

East Northamptonshire Council is committed to protecting your privacy when you use our services. This Privacy Notice explains how we use information about you and how we protect your privacy.

This Privacy notice relates to client records relating to Houses in Multiple Occupation applications.

Your personal information – what we need and why

East Northamptonshire Council, Kettering Borough Council and Corby Borough Council (the councils) collects your personal information from this form to process your application. We may also use this information for enforcement purposes under the Housing Act 2004.

We will not collect any personal information from you that we do not need.

How we keep your information safe.

The Councils takes data security seriously.  The information you provide will be held in our dedicated secure databases and is only accessed by authorised staff.

Who do we share your information with?

We need to share your personal information internally and where appropriate with our partner councils to process your application.

We are also obliged by law to share your information with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police, and any other local authority you have referenced in your application. 

We may also contact any third parties who you have told us have an interest in the property for verification purposes, and where appropriate, for  investigation under any housing legislation.

No other third parties have access to your information unless the law expressly allows them to.

Your name, address and the licensed address will be placed on the public register which will appear on the register for the duration of your licence, as is required by law.

How long do we keep your data?

We will keep your personal information for the licensed period (5 years) and for a period of 7 years from the end of your licence under the Housing Act 2004.  When we no longer need to hold your personal information it will be securely destroyed.

Your Data Rights and Our Privacy Policy

For information about your rights as a data subject, please see our Privacy Policy on the website.  If you are wish to make a complaint about the use of your personal data or you would like further information about data protection at East Northamptonshire Council, please contact our Data Protection Officer.




More information

  1. Service Specific Privacy Notices
  2. East Northamptonshire Local Plan & Neighbourhood Plans
  3. Council Tax and Housing Benefit
  4. Economic and Commercial Development Contact Database
  5. Houses in Multiple Occupation(HMO) Application (you are here)
  6. National Taxi Database (NR3)
  7. Central Licensing Administration Unit
  8. Building Control
  9. Employee Privacy notice
  10. Safety and Resilience
  11. Garden Waste
  12. External Funding
  13. Housing Allocation and Homelessness
  14. Business Rates
  15. Recruitment Privacy Notice
  16. Environmental Protection, Health Protection and Private Sector Housing Privacy Notice
  17. Filming and Photography
  18. Housing Needs
  19. Comms - Press Contacts Privacy Notice
  20. Destination Nene Valley
  21. Facebook Privacy Notice
  22. Twitter Privacy Notice
  23. Councillors Privacy Notice
  24. Finance Privacy Notice
  25. Monitoring Officer - Code of Conduct Complaints and Register of Interests
  26. The Data Protection Officer
  27. Land Charges Privacy Notice
  28. Disabled Facilities Grant
  29. ICT Services Wifi Service Privacy Notice
  30. ICT Services GIS Mapping Service Privacy Notice
  31. ICT Service Desk - Staff and Councillors
  32. Electoral Services Privacy Notice
  33. Customer Services Privacy Notice
  34. Customer Services - My Account
  35. Planning Services Privacy Notice
  36. Community Safety, Safeguarding and the Conducting of Domestic Homicide Reviews
  37. Covid 19 Privacy Notice
  38. Corporate Support Privacy Notice
  39. Chief Executive's Office Privacy Notice
  40. Customer Appointments
  41. Transfer of personal data to North and West Northamptonshire Unitary Councils
  42. Northants Warm Homes Partnership
  43. Test and Trace Support Payments
  44. Tourism Competition Notice