Renovating an empty can be difficult to organise, particularly for owners living away from Exeter. Depending on the individual property, staff might be able to support an owner bringing a project forward.
Please contact the Empty Homes Officer to discuss further.
Value Added Tax (VAT) Arrangement
An owner renovating a long term empty home and having the work undertaken by a contractor can pay reduced VAT. We can provide a letter to confirm a home has been long term empty.
Garden clearance scheme
This new scheme was introduced in 2018 in response to owners and landlords needing a reliable means of clearing gardens. It provides access to chargeable Council services to assist homeowners with clearing their garden.