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Empty homes interest free loans

If you're a private landlord, or a prospective buyer looking for a property to move into, you might qualify for an interest free loan to help you move in.

You may find yourself at risk of being homeless for many reasons. Do not wait until you become homeless tell us you are at risk of becoming homeless.

If you need somewhere to sleep tonight contact us on 08081 968 406 or email

There is some funding available to help you bring a long term empty residential property in council tax band A or B back into use. A long term empty home is one that has been empty for at least six months.

If you're interested in applying for a loan please contact us for further information and an application form.

What's available?

Disagreements / appeals

If you disagree with any aspect of the application process for a loan or grant, contact us as soon as possible. Your application maybe referred to a more senior officer to resolve. All decisions will be confirmed in writing.

If you are still dissatisfied, you can make a complaint.

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