“Of England’s 710,000 empty homes nearly half of them are long-term empty. That’s enough homes to house a million people. Whilst some homes are empty for transactional reasons (e.g they are being refurbished, are for sale or to let) the rest are to some extent stuck. A significant minority of them have been totally abandoned.”
Empty Homes believes that with unprecedented housing need, and unfolding environmental crises, the waste of empty homes cannot be allowed to continue.
So, how many empty houses do you think there are in the East Midlands? Read on…
As a Community Land Trust (CLT), Transition Homes is a not for profit, local community controlled organisation set up to own and manage land and other assets in perpetuity, for the benefit of the community.
Policy 52 ‘Low Impact Development Making a Positive Contribution’ provides a context for permitting development in the countryside as an exception to normal planning policyother than that which is already possible under Agricultural Workers dwelling policies.
The Land is written by and for people who believe that the roots of justice, freedom, social security and democracy lie not so much in access to money, or to the ballot box, as in access to land and its resources.