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Empty Homes Policy

Meeting: 29/03/2022 - Cabinet (Item 102)

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Report of the Strategic Director

Presented by the Community Services Portfolio Holder


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The Community Services Portfolio Holder presented the report, outlining the council’s policy which aimed to unlock the potential of vacant sites and empty homes.


Members were informed of the council’s approach to bringing empty properties back into use and some of the successes to date were highlighted.


Members wholeheartedly supported this policy, which saw more homes brought into use, and consequently more families obtain “a roof over their heads”.


It was moved by Councillor A Woodman, seconded by Councillor R Bayliss and




The revised Empty Homes Policy be approved by Cabinet.


Reason for decision: To continue to work on private sector empty homes.