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Around the Web Week Commencing 11th July

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July 10, 2022

Council to consider a plan that could see it buy empty homesto repair | Shropshire Star

Shropshire Council's Cabinet are being asked to approve the council's draft Empty Homes Strategy for public consultation, when it meets next week.

First Minister and leader of Plaid set out new measures to address high numbers of second homes

“Tourism is vital to our economy but having too many holiday properties and second homes, which are empty for much of the year, does not make for ...

UK Government launches official short-term rental market review

Housing Minister Stuart Andrew said: “Holiday let sites like Airbnb ... to tackle the issue of second and empty homes in some areas by empowering ...

New council houses and 'micro homes' - the plan to tackle Cornwall's housing crisis - ITV

The council will also offer loans to people wanting to bring empty homes back into use. It also says it hopes to work with communities to stop ...

Swansea collects new council tax premiums on only 65% of second homes in the last year

However, the extra tax was only paid on 40% of the eligible properties in 2020-21. The following year there were 1,184 long-term empty homes ...

Property spotters Developers will pay cash for reports of empty homes | Evening Standard

Reviving derelict property is often a lengthy process, and the developer's longest project took eight years from initial report to sale.

Ambitious plans to transform derelict Barrow site to start with 150 new homes - cumbriacrack.com

Up to 150 new homes could be built on a derelict patch of land in Barrow by the end of 2024 – marking the first phase of an ambitious project to ...

Over 100000 homes in Scotland have nobody living in them - with some lying empty for decades

Campaigners believe getting local authorities to buy the vacant properties could hold the key to easing the national housing shortage.

Council to consider a plan that could see it buy empty homesto repair | Shropshire Star

Shropshire Council's Cabinet are being asked to approve the council's draft Empty Homes Strategy for public consultation, when it meets next week.

How Cardiff Council is using its powers to bring empty homesback into use - Wales 247

Empty properties are a blight on local communities, as they can cause issues to adjacent and neighbouring properties, attract antisocial behaviour, as ...