Council's empty homes scheme bears fruit

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Development, Local Government

A council has managed to bring nine empty properties back into use and turn them into affordable homes - and is aiming at transforming 765 vacant dwellings over the next three years. Wirral Council's 'HOUSED' scheme led to the homes being refurbished after securing almost £2m in funding from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). The local authority plans to tackle vacant properties in the area through a combination of advice to owners, targeted enforcement activity and innovative empty...

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