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The Empty Homes Conference 2019 - Our Silver Supporters

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September 9, 2019

The Empty Homes Network is pleased to announce this year’s Conference Silver Supporters, as Grafton Empty Homes, Finders International and Fraser & Fraser. Further information on this year’s Conference, our Speakers and how to book, can be found here.   Grafton UK Ltd has specialist experience in locating the owners of derelict, vacant and squatted properties. We have a high success rate in working with individuals, aggrieved neighbours, developers, leaseholders, solicitors and other property professionals to track down missing freeholders or beneficial descendants of properties. Combining a blend of research and property experience that spans over 25 years, we have a...

Social media sharing added to website

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August 12, 2019

Following the latest improvement to the EHN website, you can now share links via your social media accounts. The social...

Orbis Protect joins forces with E.ON to bring private homes back into use

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August 12, 2019

Leading property protection provider Orbis Protect has joined forces with E.ON, one of the UK's top energy suppliers, to support its drive to tackle the UK’s housing shortage by bringing empty homes back into use. Orbis Protect is partnering with E.ON on the scheme and will provide specialist clearance and cleaning of any empty properties, externally and internally. With 605,000 empty homes in England – more than 200,000 of which have been declared long-term empty properties – the scheme is offering help to owners with properties that haven’t been lived in from anywhere between six months to 10-15 years. Guy...

2019 Conference Main Sponsor Announced

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July 17, 2019

The Empty Homes Network are pleased to announce this year’s Conference main sponsor as Auction House UK.  Operating from 40...

2019 Conference Line-up - Updated

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July 5, 2019

Planning and preparation is well under way for the National Empty Homes Conference, to be held in Birmingham on Wednesday...

Conference Date Announced!

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June 10, 2019

The date for this year's National Empty Homes Conference has been announced, and will be held on Wednesday 25th September,...

Action on Empty Homes launches 'Community Action on Empty Homes' report

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May 20, 2019

Action on Empty Homes (formerly The Empty Homes Agency), has launched its report entitled 'Community Action on Empty Homes', outlining its findings of a three-year study of 6 community led projects.  Whilst outlining the fantastic work done by these community groups, the report also issues a call to action on Local Authorities, Central Government, Funding Partners and Housing Associations to do more with the tools and resources available, to return more empty homes to use across the Country. Commenting on the release, Director of Action on Empty Homes Will McMahon said: There are positive and valuable lessons in this report...

'Rising Star' Award 2018 - Winner

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April 8, 2019

A newly created award for the 2018 Conference, The Rising Star Award was sponsored by Orbis Protect (www.orbisprotect.com), who specialise...