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Around the Web Week Commencing 13th November

Around The Web
November 14, 2023

Empty homes on the rise while 100000 families grapple with homelessness - Morning Star

The Council Taxbase data, released by the Department for Housing and analysed by campaign group Action on Empty Homes, shows a rise of 12,556 — or 5 ...

Local authority Council Taxbase in England: 2023 - GOV.UK

Introduction of the Homes for Ukraine scheme. Reviews of empty properties. Delays with probate. 3. Chargeable dwellings, exemptions and discounts.

Proposal to tackle empty homes

News. Proposal to tackle empty homes. Posted on Friday 10th November 2023. Newport City Council's cabinet will next week consider a proposal ...

Large Midlands council brings nearly 200 homesback into use but thousands remain empty

A council has revealed it brought close to 200 private homes back into use in the last financial year, but nearly 5000 remain empty on its patch.

Value of homes in Cornwall that are empty for years | Falmouth Packet

The collective value of empty homes in Cornwall is in the hundreds of millions, new research has revealed.

Will our high streets crumble under the pressure of empty properties?

The overall vacancy rate across Britain rose by 13.9% in the second quarter of 2023, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Council vow to slash number of empty homes by 60 per cent by October ... - Edinburgh homes

Following talks with Living Rent the council will carry out essential repairs on 850 empty homesin the next year.

Hartlepool Borough Council chiefs don't want domino effect as it looks to address ... - Hartlepool Mail

Almost 2000 homes in Hartlepool are currently empty, with more than 250 being vacant for over two years, according to new statistics.

Cornwall has the most long-term empty homes in the South West |

The research breaks down how long homes have been vacant, and ranks council areas by number of empty homes. For houses that had been empty for between ...

Civil service delays are 'exacerbating' housing crisis - The Telegraph

Record numbers of homes are being left empty as civil service probate delays block families selling the properties of lost loved ones.

North Yorkshire council demolishing derelictScarborough hotel with links to fraud case

... derelict property. The council says the work is necessary to ensure the safety of the public. The building had already been deemed unsafe after a ...

Neighbours of decaying houses want them demolished - CTV News London

'I am very unsafe': Elderly widow urges city hall to demolish derelicthouse next door ... property owners to address ongoing violations of the Property ...