Plea for action as number of empty homes in region rises

A LETTING agency is calling on North-East authorities to do more to tackle the problem of long-term empty homes.

Darlington-based My Property Box says the number of privately owned homes standing empty in the Tees Valley has increased by nine per cent in the last six months.

Ben Quaintrell, the founder and managing director of the company, is urging councils to take advantage of extra government powers to try and ensure more properties are turned back into homes....
source: The Northern Echo

2020-01-28 11:17
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