Empty homes discount

There are discounts and exemptions in relation to empty properties.

You may get a discount if no-one lives in the property.

​Unoccupied and unfurnished dwellings

A discount of 100% will be awarded for one month in respect of an unoccupied and unfurnished dwelling. A discount of 25% will follow for five months where the dwelling remains unoccupied and unfurnished with a 100% charge thereafter. If the dwelling remains unoccupied and unfurnished for more than two years then a charge of 150% will be payable. 

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Unoccupied and furnished dwellings

A discount in respect of an unoccupied and furnished dwelling which is no one's sole or main residence is 10%. 

Dwellings in need of structural repair 

An unoccupied dwelling which requires major structural alterations or repairs may be awarded a discount of 25% after we have assessed eligibility. This discount will end when alterations or repairs have been completed or upon expiry of twelve months, whichever is the sooner.

For further information on discounts available and how to apply, please contact us >>