Strict laws mean homes left to rot

NEW POWERS? Councils need more powers tobuy empty homes, says the Local Government Organisation.

NEW POWERS? Councils need more powers tobuy empty homes, says the Local Government Organisation.

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Empty homes are being left to rot because laws over compulsory purchasing are too complex, says the local government association.

The organisation wants councils to be able to buy up empty homes and ease their housing waiting lists.

In Kirklees, there are more than 3,000 homes standing empty and unused.

 

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