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Empty Homes Agency

Volume 451: debated on Tuesday 7 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what funding the Empty Homes Agency received from (a) central Government and (b) the Housing Corporation in 2005-06. (94854)

In 2005-06, the Empty Homes Agency received £100,000 from the Department to support local authorities in bringing empty homes back into use and to promote good practice. The Agency received £13,156 from the Housing Corporation to run a conference addressing lessons learnt from research on how Registered Social Landlords can work with local authorities in tackling empty homes.