Nationally we have a housing crisis. The charity "Shelter"has estimated that 320,000 people do not have a home to live in across the UK. In order to help meet the demand of homes for everyone we are considering different options from building more homes to utilising empty properties.
As Portsmouth is an island, and spare land a premium, building more housing can be difficult. Therefore identifying empty properties to bring back into use, it is felt, will
What is an empty property?
In Portsmouth, an empty residential property is one that has not been lived in for more than 6 months.
What problems can they cause?
An empty property can:
If you have an empty property we can
If you do not live local, or are struggling with the idea of trying to manage the property, you can sign it over to the Council completely through our rent it right scheme / leasing schemes. This way you get an income every month without any worry about renting the house.
How do I get in touch?
If you have an empty property you can contact us by using our online form or
Telephone: 02392 688 369.
Email [email protected]
Alternatively, download the "My Portsmouth" App, by going to Google Play Store or Apple Store and search for My Portsmouth.