Agenda item

Council Tax - Empty Homes Premium

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources concerning the introduction of a Council Tax Empty Homes Premium to be applied to all homes meeting the proposed criteria.

Minutes:

53.1      Council considered a report of the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources concerning the introduction of a Council Tax Empty Homes Premium.

 

53.2      RESOLVED –

 

(1)      That a Council Tax Empty Homes Premium of 50% is implemented from 01 April 2019 in respect of properties that have been unoccupied and substantially unfurnished for more than two years, increasing to 100% from April 2020.

 

(2)      That the Empty Homes Premium be implemented from 01 April 2020 at 200% on properties which have been empty for more than five years and from 01 April 2021 at 300% on properties which have been empty for more than ten years.

 

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