Multiple occupation Q & A DCP Section 11.2
This section discusses the multiple occupation of houses or other premises in the form of bedsits, multiple paying accommodation, house sharing or lodgings. Conversion to self-contained flats has already been dealt with (11.1) and institutional use of a house as a "home" or hostel is detailed at (11.3) and 11.4). Establishments offering accommodation for the homeless are discussed at (11.5) and control of guest houses is covered at (16.6). Student accommodation is specifically addressed at (11.7).