Empty Homes

This tool will tell you how many empty homes there are in your area
Empty homes

This tool will tell you how many empty homes there are in your area

‘There just aren’t enough homes. And that’s because we don’t allow enough to be built.’

How many empty homes are there in the UK?
Housing

How many empty homes are there in the UK?

Campaigners are calling for government action on rising numbers of long-term empty properties across the country

There are as many families waiting for social housing in Cornwall as there are holiday lets
Second homes

There are as many families waiting for social housing in Cornwall as there are holiday lets

The number of second homes in Cornwall exploded during the pandemic, pricing local people out of housing, local leaders say.

Second homes tax loophole to close as Airbnbs surge in staycation hotspots
Housing

Second homes tax loophole to close as Airbnbs surge in staycation hotspots

One in three homes in London’s financial district are sitting empty
Housing

One in three homes in London’s financial district are sitting empty

Advertisement
Empty homes battle goes global to take on housing crisis
Housing

Empty homes battle goes global to take on housing crisis

There are enough empty homes in England to meet 72% of the new homes target
Housing

There are enough empty homes in England to meet 72% of the new homes target

Long-term empty homes increase again – how can we Fill ‘Em Up?
Housing

Long-term empty homes increase again – how can we Fill ‘Em Up?

Empty Housing Scandal: The BBC is investigating the empty homes crisis
Housing

Empty Housing Scandal: The BBC is investigating the empty homes crisis

Gloucester Council wants to charge 400 per cent council tax on empty homes
Housing

Gloucester Council wants to charge 400 per cent council tax on empty homes

Empty Homes Week is aiming to Fill ‘Em Up to tackle the housing crisis
Housing

Empty Homes Week is aiming to Fill ‘Em Up to tackle the housing crisis

Is it time for a second (homes) referendum?
Housing

Is it time for a second (homes) referendum?

A new housing coalition wants more council tax power to tackle empty homes
Housing

A new housing coalition wants more council tax power to tackle empty homes

Subscribe to The Big Issue

From just £3 per week

Take a print or digital subscription to The Big Issue and provide a critical lifeline to our work.
Government introduces bill to double council tax on empty homes
Housing

Government introduces bill to double council tax on empty homes

Liverpool charity wants to turn empty church into affordable homes
Housing

Liverpool charity wants to turn empty church into affordable homes

Charity fills up empty homes to tackle housing crisis
Housing

Charity fills up empty homes to tackle housing crisis

Could London’s empty homes provide a roof for the Grenfell fire victims?
Housing

Could London’s empty homes provide a roof for the Grenfell fire victims?

200,000 Empty Homes in England Worth £43 Billion
Housing

200,000 Empty Homes in England Worth £43 Billion

The community groups restoring empty homes
Housing

The community groups restoring empty homes

What are councils are doing about empty homes?
Housing

What are councils are doing about empty homes?

Fill ‘Em Up! We launch empty homes campaign
Housing

Fill ‘Em Up! We launch empty homes campaign

Advertisement

Keep up to date with the Big Issue. The leading voice on life, politics, culture and social activism direct to your inbox.