Renovating your Empty Property

If you decide to renovate your empty property, you may be entitled to a reduction on the VAT and/or a discount on your Council Tax.

The reduction rate and discount depends on the length of time your property has been empty and the level of works required.

For information on VAT reductions, please visit the GOV.UK website. For information on Council Tax discounts and exemptions, please see Discounts and Exemptions.

If you are planning to undertake major works to your property, you may need to check if you require planning permission and it is recommended that you contact Planning and Building Control to discuss your proposed works.

If you would like to find out more information, please contact us on:

Telephone: 01789 260848
Email: psht@stratford-dc.gov.uk

Contact: the Private Sector Housing team

Last updated on 25/02/2021