Action on Empty Homes publishes the most authoritative guide to empty homes data

Each year Action on Empty Homes analyses the Government’s official data on long-term empty homes, producing the only comprehensive analysis of this data.

This is published as a report entitled ‘Empty Homes in England’ the 2018 edition can be downloaded here

You can read the most recent ComRes polling of MPs views about empty homes policy, published at the end of 2018 here

Government Statistics

Each year the government publishes data on vacant dwellings for each local authority and for England as a whole. This data is derived from local authority Council Taxbase data, which is a snapshot of the position in October each year.

To view the long-term empty homes data please go to table 615 vacant dwellings: you can access the latest Government statistical release here

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tables-on-dwelling-stock-including-vacants

We advise reading the notes that come with the data before using the statistics.

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