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Around the Web Week Commencing 27th May

Around The Web
May 28, 2024

Tax rules on second homes in the UK: Will it help mitigate the housing crisis? | Euronews

Owners of empty properties and second homes in England, Wales, and Scotland could face pay at least twice the standard council tax to encourage ...

The UK's coastal 'ghost enclaves' are the result of government failure on low-use homes

UK Housing experts like ourselves use the term “low-use” to refer both to unoccupied properties and to infrequently used second homes. Data from the 2021 ...

Plans approved for empty offices to be turned into flats - Yahoo News UK

The two-storey building in Brighton Road, Crawley, has been given prior approval by Crawley Borough Council to be converted into eight homes. These ...

Council 'keen' to work with new owners of two large empty town centre shops

... Homes' Hemins Place development. Mr Knight, a former bricklayer, worked with the construction team on one of the last properties.

Fife Council have action plan to tackle housing emergency - Dunfermline Press

... empty property is being looked at. “We need to make best use of our existing housing stock. Wherever there is a house – find it and fill it.

Factbox - Housing policies of Britain's major political parties - Yahoo Movies UK

... empty homes back into use and charge higher local taxes on owners of homes that are empty for two years. It will also offer developers incentives ...

Owners of empty Liverpool homes face 300% council tax hike - BBC News

A review of empty homes will be carried out to tackle the shortage of affordable housing in a city in the north west of England.

Claim 100,000 homes are empty in Scotland is Mostly True - The Ferret

The statistics show 115,000 of these dwellings were unoccupied, which is 4.3 per cent. ... However, not all vacant properties are considered to be long- ...

Empty properties review to start in Liverpool

Liverpool City Council is to carry out a review of empty homes in the city to support a drive to tackle a shortfall in housing.

High street auctions set to fill empty properties | Propertymark

The UK Government has announced that new powers to enable local authorities in England to regenerate high streets and fill empty shops will be in ..

Empty homes are key to tackling housing emergency says John Swinney - Yahoo News UK

said bringing back empty homes into use is key to tackling the newly declared housing emergency. The First Minister said the housing supply has to ...