Empty home owners could have Leeds council tax bills trebled under new proposals - Yorkshire Evening Post
This programme will complement the Place First market/intermediate(?) home programme. The average cost per completed home looks to be somewhere around £170k.
This ITV news item seems to suggest that the 'saving' of the Welsh Streets from demolition through the intervention of SAVE in support of local activists, may prove a Pyrrhic victory, with erstwhile residents priced out of some, perhaps most, of the newly refurbished houses. It is a story that contrasts starkly with upbeat commentary elsewhere (e.g.