FOI request (FOIR-155114617)
Requested Tue 05 November 2019
Responded Wed 27 November 2019
Under the Freedom of Information Act can I ask for the following information from your authority on the number of empty homes:
How many homes are currently deemed as long-term vacant in your local authority i.e. have been empty for over six months?
How many of these properties have been vacant for over a) five years and b) ten years?
How many Empty Dwelling Management Orders (EDMOS) has your authority used in 2019 to date? How many were used in each of the previous four calendar years (2018; 2017; 2016; 2015)?
ResponseNumber of empty homes over 6 months: 736Number of empty homes over 5 years: 52Number of empty homes over 10 years: 23
How many Empty Dwelling Management Orders (EDMOS) - zero for all years. We have never used EDMOS.
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