Bethnal Green home left empty for months awaiting auction sell-off to go to homeless family

Bethnal Green home left empty for months while Peabody attempted auction sell-offs is now to house a homeless family after a successful campaign led by local activists and backed by Action on Empty Homes. Read more

Bradford has over 4,000 long-term empty homes report Big Issue

In a story headlined 'Empty Promises' the Big Issue North reports on Bradford's 4,000 plus empty homes. While nearly 16,000 languish on council waiting lists and action has been taken on less than 100 Read more

Grisly discovery halts auction sell-off

Grisly discovery of body in Islington bin may show role of empty homes and poorly managed property in local social breakdown Read more

York labelled city in housing crisis as new administration takes reins

Agenda setting front page York article on near 50% rise in empty homes, as new administration takes shape at local council following May 2019 local elections Read more

London Mayoral hopeful calls for more action on empty homes

Conservative candidate for London Mayor promises empties action Read more

Amsterdam ponders buy to let ban

News from the Netherlands on a proposal to ban buy to let Read more