Government funding granted to tackle empty homes

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

Six Town Housing (STH) and Bury Council have successfully bid for government funding to tackle the borough's empty homes problem. Various estates across Bury have properties that are left vacant, leading in some cases to houses falling into disrepair and becoming a problem for neighbours. STH has purchased empty properties in Prestwich and Radcliffe that fit certain criteria such as having been empty for two or more years. The housing association is currently refurbishing the properties to let a...

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