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March 26, 2024

Cambridgeshire: More than 12000 homes currently empty - Cambs Times

The ONS used data from the 2021 census to locate “truly vacant dwellings”, describing these as dwellings unoccupied on Census Day with no usual ...

Raising taxes on empty homes could provide rebates for private renters to save, thinktank finds

Higher taxes on empty homes and foreign buyers could be used to fund council tax rebates to help private renters save for deposits, ...

Another council slaps 100% extra tax on property owners - Landlord Today

The latest charge means owners of second homes or long-term empty propertieswill now be charged a premium of 200% on their council tax bill following ..

Empty Homes Scandal - TV property guru on the warpath... - Landlord Today

Homes Under The Hammer property expert Lucy Alexander is fronting a new campaign to identify empty homes and bring them back into use.

100% council tax hike confirmed on second and long-term empty homes - Nation.Cymru

A long-term empty dwelling is defined as one which is both “unoccupied and substantially unfurnished for a continuous period of at least one year” ...

More empty homes attract additional Council Tax charge

With owners of long-term empty homes facing council tax bills up to four times higher than for occupied properties, they are advised to seek ...

Sussex: Chichester council tax to double on empty second homes - BBC News

Owners of empty second homes in Chichester will be charged twice the usual council tax from 2025.

'York's empty homes are not right when people are homeless' | York Press

It is also unsafe because, shamefully, homeless people are attacked. Yet there are many empty properties in York. This is not right. How long can a ...

Housing crisis: UK should tax vacant homes and foreign buyers - The Big Issue

'Housing sin taxes' – levied on vacant homes, 'house flipping' and foreign buyers – could be a useful source of revenue, a think tank argues.

93,000 homes worth £18.5bn sat abandoned in Scotland warns BBC's property expert Lucy ...

OVER half (56%) of Scots are encountering derelict and unloved buildings every week – with 22% seeing or walking by them every single day.

Creepy abandoned house once covered in graffiti and overrun with vermin has an amazing facelift

... property on Croftfoot ... Neighbours were left tearing their hair out over fears that the derelict property would decrease the value of their homes.