The Empty Homes Network has recently sent out a Freedome of Information Request to English housing authorities. This is the first time that the Network has done anything of this kind. The FOI requests will no doubt percolate their way down to many of our members in due course - apologies for adding to your workload!
The text of the FOI request is given below in case you don't get to see the original email:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to [council name].