Saturday, 28 February 2015

Empty homes

Inside Housing has launched a campaign to help landlords tackle the spiralling number of empty homes in the UK.

We are calling on the government to take three practical steps to reduce the number of homes that are standing empty at a time when demand for social housing is rising sharply. Our report also shows empty homes can rapidly cause unpleasant problems for neighbours.

You can support the campaign by signing our petition on the Number 10 website, or by emailing

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Also let us know about empty homes in your area, and we will pass the details on to the Empty Homes Agency, or email us with your stories and images.


  • Relocation

    From: Policy forum Last post: 26/02/2015 10:56 am

    Does anyone - outside London - have a policy on offering tenants and homeless families the option to relocate to areas with cheaper/more plentiful affordable housing?  Does anyone have...

    Topic Views: 13
  • Query re RTB and affordable rent

    From: Ask the Experts Last post: 24/02/2015 4:38 pm

    It would be so great to be allowed to discuss things in these areas again.

    Posts: 3 Topic Views: 1924

    From: Ask the Experts Last post: 23/02/2015 7:30 am

    Can housing association change my secured tenancy from a 2 bed to a 1 bedroom. I have complained for 15 years that my 15 year old bedroom is to small. Only can fit a single bed. That's all....

    Posts: 60 Topic Views: 39134


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Empty homes archive

How Inside Housing has been covering the empty homes crisis over the past 12 months.