Self-evidently, people need homes – we know from Maslow’s hierarchy of needs that shelter is fundamental to physical safety, and many would agree that our life chances will be influenced by the quality of our home. Similarly, setting up a home is usually going to need a building – let’s call it a house.
The Retrofit Revolution: COP Fringe, 24th September
Centralised approaches alone cannot deliver zero-emission affordable housing or reverse the tide of fuel poverty. We also need local solutions. AEH has convened an expert panel to launch a Call for Action at this event.
To sign our Call to Action please visit:
The Curious Case of Missing Deeds
Taylor & Emmett LLP Blog - August 2021
So, you have an empty property, you have the name of the deceased owner, but you can’t find the deeds. Sound familiar?
The Empty Homes Day of Action on Saturday 17 April is being supported by a growing coalition of organisations who want to raise public awareness about the half a million long-term empty homes and homes without a permanent resident in England. Meanwhile there are 100,000 families living in Temporary Accommodation during a public health crisis.
SHAC, Street Storage, Streets Kitchen, People Before Profit, Defend Council Housing are joining with Action on Empty Homes and Homes4All in supporting the day of action.
Action on Empty Homes calls for Government action on escalating numbers of long-term empty homes across the country.
For Immediate media release
Government data released today shows a massive year on year rise of over 42,000 to a total of 268,385 long-term empty homes in England, as nearly 100,000 families languish in temporary accommodation. This is the biggest rise since current records began.
In this edition of Action on Empty Homes News we look at how growing awareness of empty homes underlines wider issues in housing
Changing patterns of work – tell us your stories:
We hope that this newsletter finds you well. If you have stories to share on how the Coronavirus pandemic is impacting your work on empty homes, we would love to publish your thoughts as a blog on our website
Action on Empty Homes is looking to recruit three new board members from Black and Asian communities
Get involved in Action on Empty Home’s campaign to ensure England’s 226,000 empty homes are used for people in housing need. Become a Board Member!
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I’ve been finding different ways to motivate myself (and my empty home owners) as I finally have time to concentrate on my empty homes work.
Don't know about you, but my empty home complainants seem oblivious to the fact that 'normal service' isn't an on thing right now. I reckon some of them haven't clocked that Hitler invaded Poland or that England split with Rome.
So, I can't do business properly workign at home. I'm usless. So I redeployed. Here's a little taste of what I do now.
“Redeployment with Bereavement Services. A Learning Opportunity.