The following factsheets may provide owners of empty properties with information and advice on managing a property whilst it remains unoccupied. It also explains the steps that can be taken by the Council should a property remain empty for a long period of time.
Factsheet 1: Letting your house or flat
Factsheet 2: Keeping your house safe from crime and damage while it's unoccupied
Factsheet 3: VAT, Planning Control and Building Regulations
Factsheet 4: The costs and risks of owning an empty home
Factsheet 5: What legal action can a council take with long-term empty homes?