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June 19, 2022

The Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill will put people at the heart of the planning system

They will gain powers to increase council tax on second and empty homes, and empower their police force to make streets safe.

High street plans could bring 58000 empty shops back into use - The Hereford Times

Plans to force landlords to rent out empty properties form part of the Government's Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill.

Reduction in the number of empty shops in Wrexham town centre

The majority of the empty properties are based in Eagles Meadow, which the report notes has recently undergone a change in ownership, ...

Derelict A55 cottage for sale, but the land around it is the real prize - North Wales Live

A derelict cottage located next to the A55 on Anglesey is set to be sold along with the landsurrounding it. Tŷ'n Coed Bach in Llanbeulan, ...

Inside abandoned home with overturned chairs and piano decorated with old photos

Though the ceilings of this dilapidated property may be caving in, many of the original features remain intact inside the stone farmhouse which lies ...

Emergency services rush to Crowborough as fire rips through derelict property - Kent Live

A fire ripped through a derelict property in Crowborough last night (June 13). Crews were called to Old Lane at 9.20pm with road closures put in ...

Michael Gove vows to end 'scourge' of empty second homes - BBC News

Mr Gove said a new bill making it easier to charge higher council tax on empty properties in England would "bring life back" to communities.

Michael Gove: Cracking down on empty second homes can help communities 'flourish'

Explaining the drive earlier in the year, a government source said: “We can't let empty homes sound the death knell for vibrant towns and villages, ...

North Devon Council launches project to fill empty homes

The council says it will achieve a reduction in empty homes by offering incentives to the owners of these properties.

Council highlight need to turn empty properties into homes | North Wales Pioneer

CONWY County Borough Council is highlighting the assistance available to owners of empty properties, including commercial premises, ...

Plans to bring 1000 empty homes back into use across Cheshire West get go ahead

A STRATEGY which could see owners of empty homes forced to sell-up to alleviate a local housing shortage has been approved by council chiefs, ...

Harlow Council working hard to get large number of empty properties down

A NUMBER of readers have contacted YH, questioning the number of empty council propertiesacross Harlow. Before Covid, we were aware that the ..

Town the 'size of Llanrwst' standing empty in one county - with £60K on offer to landlords to ...

Conwy council wants to get more than 1500 long term empty homes back into the ... as they bid to get empty properties back into the housing stock.