Empty Homes

We are committed to assisting owners of long term empty properties to bring them back into use. We have an Empty Property Officer who can help owners who are unsure of what to do with their properties. Often, there is a good reason why a property is empty, for instance when it is undergoing renovation but sometimes the property becomes stuck, and the owner is unsure on how to proceed.

The costs to the owner of leaving a property empty can include:

Empty properties can also become a burden to the community and on the owner. Bringing an empty property back into use has numerous benefits:

This and more information can be found in our

If you would like to discuss your empty property and how the council can assist or have information about a privately owned empty property which has been empty for a long time, we would like to hear from you. We can then investigate what is happening with the property. Please use the link below, giving as much information as you can.

Or email the Private Sector Housing Team at pshousing@southnorthants.gov.uk or call us on: 01327 322299.

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