Empty Property Premium

Section 12 (2) of the Local Government Finance Act 2012

If a property is unoccupied and substantially unfurnished for more than 24 months, then an additional 50% charge will be imposed. This means that 150% Council Tax will become payable on the empty property.

Empty homes strategy in Sefton

If you require any advice or assistance in letting or selling your property please go to the Housing section to view the Council’s empty homes strategy and also a number of options that may be of assistance to you. 

If you have any enquiries regarding the above strategy or any of the options suggested please contact Sefton Council at the following address :- Housing Standards Team, Investment Programmes & Infrastructure Division, Built Environment Department, 4th Floor, Magdalen House, 30 Trinity Road, Bootle, L20 3NJ or telephone 0345 140 0845

Last Updated on 12 December 2018