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Report Empty Homes

Empty homes can attract anti-social behaviour, and cause problems to neighbours. Over time, they may also need repairs to improve their condition.

Report an empty home

Bringing an empty home back into use has a number of benefits. It can:

  • provide a home for others to use
  • reduce the risk of crime and vandalism
  • make money for the owner and increase the value of the property 

How we can help

We offer a range of services to support owners and neighbours of empty homes.

We can offer:

  • general advice and support
  • construction support and project planning
  • financial interest free loan assistance
  • landlord lettings and income assistance

We can also consider using enforcement action. We might:

  • issue legal documents, called enforcement notices, to deal with dangerous or derelict buildings
  • issue an improvement notice to get any hazards removed
  • take over the running of the property
  • purchase the property (as a last resort)

We want to help empty home owners as much as possible - whilst avoiding enforcement actions.

Contact us

To discuss any of the services we can offer you and to find out more information please contact us: