Charnwood

Charnwood looking at CPOs - and what 1 month's council tax exemption is worth

In addition to exploring the use of CPOs, this news article reports that if Charnwood removed their current one-month exemption for unfurnished empties they would take in up to £250,000 extra. Unfortunately, as a two-tier district they would only retain 8% of that amount. And the processing costs of all the extra payments have not been factored in.

But still £250k - that represents quite a lot of empty homes work if Councils wanted to address their empty homes issues in ways additional to just piling on the tax.

News summary week ending 2010-09-26

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News summary week ending 2010-02-14

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