The Empty Homes Network are pleased to announce our Exhibitor Sponsors for this year's Virtual Conference on Thursday 27th May, as Finders International, EON Home Solutions, Anglia Research Services and Taylor & Emmett
The Empty Homes Network are pleased to announce that the Empty Homes Awards 2021 are now open for submissions, marking the start of National Empty Homes Week, in support of the campaign fronted by Action on Empty Homes.
The Empty Homes Network are excited to announce our Exhibitor+ Sponsors for this year's Virtual Conference on Thursday 27th May, as Fraser & Fraser, Bevan Brittan, Grafton Empty Homes Ltd, and No Use Empty: Kent.
The Empty Homes Network are pleased and excited to announce the full list of confirmed speakers, for our first Virtual Conference to be held on Thursday 27th May, 2021.
With an informative and interesting range of speakers and topics as always, planning and preparation for the day continues to gather pace, and is shaping up to be the highlight of the Empty Homes Calendar.
The Empty Homes Network are delighted to announce the Main Sponsors for this year's Virtual Conference, as Auction House UK, and UK Property Rescue, on Thursday 27th May.
The Empty Homes Network is delighted to announce that TV presenter, journalist and writer Matt Allwright will be the guest speaker at this year’s Virtual National Empty Homes Conference, on Thursday 27th May, 2021.
Best known for his presenting roles on Watchdog and Rogue Traders, Matt’s more recent work has taken him into the world of local government enforcement, through programmes such as Housing Enforcers and The Empty Housing Scandal.
The Empty Homes Network is excited to announce they have teamed up with virtual event platform HireSpace, to bring the 2021 National Empty Homes Conference online for the very first time, on Thursday 27th May, 2021.
Data released last week by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government show a fourth consecutive annual rise in long-term empty homes across the Country, resulting in the biggest rise in figures since records began.
9 out of 10 Councils have reported rises in their empty home figures, with one Authority showing as much as a 340% rise in figures submitted in the previous year.
Director of Action on Empty Homes, Will McMahon, said:
Due to the ongoing uncertainty over the safety and all-round feasinility of holding our National Empty Homes Conference this year, the decision has been taken to postpone the event, with this now rearranged to be held on Thursday 27th May, 2021.
In part 2 of our award winners story, we look at the successful submissions for the remaining three awards, presented at the 2019 Empty Homes Conference in Birmingham.
Meeting the Challenge Award - Sponsored by Action on Empty Homes
Winner: City of Bradford Metrolpolitan District Council