Empty Homes to be Hit with Double Council Tax

April 16th 2018
By: Thomas Morris

If thousands of empty properties aren't brought back into use across England, their owners will be hit with double council tax, under new rules.

The Government is introducing legislation to enable local authorities in England to charge the premium as part of a package of measures aimed at tackling the UK’s housing shortage.

Click here to read Zoopla's article addressing why this legislation has been introduced, and who this will affect.