Freedom of information response

Vacant properties

Publication date: 
Tuesday 3 December 2019

1. How many homes are currently deemed as long-term vacant in your local authority i.e. have been empty for over six months?  

2. How many of these properties have been vacant for over a) five years and b) ten years?

3. How many Empty Dwelling Management Orders (EDMOS) has your authority used in 2019 to date?

4. How many were used in each of the previous four calendar years (2018; 2017; 2016; 2015)?


1. We have 551 empty properties (registered empty for council tax purposes) over 6 months as at the 29.11.19

2. Of that 551 a 195 are over 5yrs old and 25 are over 10yrs old.

3. 0

4. 2018 0

2017 0

2016 0

2015 0

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