HMOs and HMO Licensing
We offer licensing compliance inspections, advice and guidance
HHSRS / Disrepair Housing Inspections
We offer inspections of single-family dwellings whether a house, flat, or bungalow, and for HMOs


Carey Housing and Environmental Services is based in Medway, Kent and provides services to the Southeast. We provide help and guidance to landlords, tenants, and homeowners, and assist in compliance with housing legislation.

Our speciality services include help and guidance in the licensing of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), to ensure the necessary local authority standards are met such as room sizes, kitchen and bathroom facilities. We offer fire safety advice including the positioning and location of fire doors and types of automated fire detection (AFDs).

We can also submit licence applications on your behalf. We can arrange for Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICRs), and gas safety checks. Visits can be arranged for the drafting of floor plans to accompany licence applications.

We undertake inspections using the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) on both HMOs and Single Family Dwellings (SFDs) and can provide Expert Witness Reports if required. If you are a landlord looking to purchase a property for rental purposes, or undertaking a refurbishment of an already purchased property, we offer visits prior to purchase and during the refurbishment stage.

We can assist landlords in how to comply with Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), whilst having regard to Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), sub-standard properties and exemptions.

If you or someone you know, is applying for a residency permit to occupy in the UK and requires a home visit, a follow-up legally compliant report will be supplied. Landlords, tenants and homeowners can all use our services and can contact us to discuss individual requirements. As a commitment to our customers, we will always provide you with the best of our expert knowledge and practical experience for you and your business.

Our services at a glance