Latest Updates

EHN Virtual Conference 2021: Introducing our Exhibitor+ Sponsors

February 8, 2021

The Empty Homes Network are excited to announce our Exhibitor+ Sponsors for this year's Virtual Conference on Thursday 27th May, as Fraser & Fraser, Bevan Brittan, Grafton Empty Homes Ltd, and No Use Empty: Kent. Having supported our events for a number of years, Fraser & Fraser, Grafton Empty Homes and No Use Empty: Kent return for our first Virtual Conference, and all will be on hand throughout the event to answer any questions you have, and demonstrate how they and their temas can support you in the work you do. A special welcome to Bevan Brittan, who are sponsoring...

The National Empty Homes Conference Goes Virtual - Booking Now Open!

December 6, 2020

The Empty Homes Network is excited to announce they have teamed up with virtual event platform HireSpace, to bring the 2021 National Empty Homes Conference online for the very first time, on Thursday 27th May, 2021. As always with our theme of Information, Innovation and Inspriation, the Conference will be a day full of informative case studies, presentations and webinars, and provides a great opportunity to network with colleagues, share best practice and interact with our sponsors via dedicated pages and online chat or video functions. With a huge thank you to all our sponsors, their support has enabled our...

Repurposing Vacant Sheltered Accommodation for Fire Safety Trials

November 7, 2019

With figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government showing that the number of long term vacant properties across England has risen to more than 216,000, we’re looking at the highest levels of homes standing empty (for more than six months) since 2012. Economically, this accounts for around £53.6bn of property in England alone, according to an analysis carried out by modular home and school builder Project Etopia. With this in mind, Councils, Empty Homes Officers and Local Communities Groups have to increasingly look at innovative ways in which they can use properties in their local areas rather...