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Factsheets

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?

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