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Around the Web Week Commencing 18th March

Around The Web
March 19, 2024

Crack down on long term empty homes - GOV.UK

Strengthened 100% council tax premium on long term empty homes comes into force on 1 April, with councils able to spend the money from the next ...

Councils given new powers to tax empty homes | News - Housing Today

The empty homes premium will apply after one year, rather than the current two years.

Empty homes: a long-term strategy - Local Government Lawyer

Local authorities have a range of powers to bring empty homes back into use, including Empty DwellingManagement Orders, enforced sales, recovery of ...

Government cracks down on long-term empty homes - PrimeResi

Sharpened rules to double council tax on long-term empty properties will come into force from 1st April, the government has confirmed.

Transforming neglected empty homes into new family homes - Birmingham City Council

Homes left empty and abandoned are being transformed and brought back into use all year round by Birmingham City Council's empty homes team.

Govt brings in 100 per cent council tax for long-term empty homes | Mortgage Solutions

The government has brought in the policy to crack down on empty homes preventing local people from accessing affordable housing. It is also ...

Councils granted extra powers in empty homes clampdown - Estate Agent Today

The Government has given local authorities powers to double the council tax charged on long-term empty homes after 12 months.

Empty houses to pay double council tax after a year in second home crackdown

The Government is shaking up how council tax works to cut down on the number of second homes and those left empty for long periods.

Preston programme brings empty houses back to life - Lancashire Business View

A Preston programme which brings long-term empty dwellings back to life has created 36 family homes so far.

Council tax crackdown on long-term empty homes from 1 April – how much more will you pay?

New rules set by the UK Government mean that homeowners will be charged premium council tax on long-term empty properties from 1 April, ...

Homes Under the Hammer presenter on breathing life into derelict buildings - The Scotsman

​Why are you campaigning to raise awareness of abandoned and derelict properties? It is so important to breathe life into these buildings. There ...

Homes under the Hammer's Lucy Alexander backs campaign to bring empty homes back into use

TV property presenter Lucy Alexander is backing calls to bring empty homes, including derelict properties, back into use, which would go a long ...

Derelict home totally transformed in £100000 renovation after neighbours said it was an eyesore

Last year we revealed that a brave property developer decided to renovate it back in May 2022 after he saw it in the Scottish Sun. Connaire McGuinness ...

Councillors clash over response to derelict buildings in two Norfolk towns - Yahoo News UK

Councillors at North Norfolk District Council have clashed over action taken over derelict buildings in Fakenham and Sheringham.

Council takes legal action on what could be the world's worst home - Elite Agent

A UK council has taken legal action against a homeowner with a derelict property where vegetation grows inside.

Flats and garages plan for derelict Barnoldswick bakery - Lancashire Telegraph

“The property is currently derelict and was formally a commercial bakery. “Given the reduced demand for commercial accommodation in this ...