Empty property discounts
From 1st April 2019 some properties will attract a 50% discount whilst standing empty, this will apply to dwellings that are:
- furnished but unoccupied because the owner is liable for council tax elsewhere in job-related accommodation (certain conditions apply)
- furnished but unoccupied by service personnel resident in accommodation provided by the Ministry of Defense in England or Wales
- caravans or houseboats
- left unoccupied by members of the clergy who are required to live in accommodation provided by the church to perform their duties
Further information or if you wish to request a discount please contact us
Any discount awarded under the rules that applied in the financial year 2018/19 will cease on 31 March 2019 regardless of whether the 30 day empty period has elapsed or not.