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Around the Web Week Commencing 5th February

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February 7, 2024

Richmond Council takes action against property owners to restore derelict historic building

Richmond Council takes action against property owners to restore derelicthistoric building. 1 February 2024. Richmond Council is celebrating the ..

'Eyesore' derelict building in Leigh “crying out for development” set to be transformed ... - Essex Live

Property · Motoring · UK & World News · News By Area. Expand; In Your Area · What's ... 'Eyesore' derelict building in Leigh “crying out for development ...

Neighbours are fed up of Walthamstow 'Ghost House' which has sat derelict for over 15 years

... derelict house that's been covered in scaffolding for more than 15 years. Residents living in Tavistock Avenue, Walthamstow say the "eyesore" property ...

Why Britain needs more empty homes | Kristian Niemietz | The Critic Magazine

Why Britain needs more empty homes. The UK's housing sector is straining at the seams; empty units and second houses are a sign of economic health.

Bracknell Forest Council plans to double council tax on empty homes

Empty and second homes in Bracknell could be charged double council tax from April next year as the council seeks to raise its income.

Glasgow City Council to buy long-term empty homes and turn them into social housing

Three properties, including a flat which appears to have been abandoned in 1999, are set to be bought by the council and brought back into use as ...

Certain homeowners in Greater Manchester borough are going to pay up to TRIPLE in council tax

For properties empty between five and 10 years, the premium rises to 200pc per cent and for those vacant for longer than a decade, it's 300pc. Try MEN 

Cotswolds: Second-homes face extra tax and waste charges - BBC News

... properties in the Cotswolds are often vacant. Councillor Gina Blomefield said the rise of empty properties let for business are decreasing the ...

East Marsh United plan to turn worst yet empty home into 'eco exemplar' - Grimsby Live

A community organisation is transforming empty homesin one of the poorest areas of Grimsby.

Tax rise for empty and second homes - Reading Today

According to council statistics, there are 1,502 empty and substantially unfurnished properties, of which 690 are considered long-term empty for a ...

Calls for more to be done to tackle empty council homes in Sheffield - The Star

The Liberal Democrats are calling on Sheffield City Council to solve the emptyhousing crisis in the city by having a strategic approach.

Compulsory purchase of three Glasgow flats will create homes for homeless

The flat at 12 Balcurvie Road has been lying empty since February 2020, and after its CPO will be transferred to Provanhall Housing Association. This ...

Landlords who sit on empty Hitchin and Letchworth homesfor 10 years to pay four ... - Essex Live

Landlords who leave their properties empty for long periods of time in Letchworth, Baldock, Hitchin, Knebworth and Royston face paying four times ..

Higher council tax for second and empty homes aims to free up housing for Islanders - OnTheWight

Owners of second homes and empty properties on the Isle of Wight could be charged more in council tax to help free up housing for local people.

Apartments plan for Wem office block empty since 2020 are withdrawn | Shropshire Star

Housing group Connexus, who purchased the property from Shropshire Council in 2013, wanted to convert the ground and first floors for use as ..