What is an empty home?

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1. Overview

What does the empty homes service do?

We work extensively in the private housing market to help owners of empty properties to bring them back into use.

We aim to prevent homes and buildings standing empty or becoming empty and to preserve and improve the city's housing stock.

Owners of empty, residential properties are provided with information about leasing schemes, private renting and general advice to help bring the property back into use.

For more information on the role of the empty homes service:

Contact us

Contact the housing development team 9:00am-5:00pm on 01392 265685 (24hr answer-machine service).