The number of empty houses in High Wycombe area and the action taken by the Council to apply for EDMO to houses that have been empty for more than 2 years

Lorraine Smith made this Freedom of Information request to Buckinghamshire County Council

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Dear Buckinghamshire County Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I would like you to send me the number of properties that have been empty for more than 2 years in High Wycombe and other areas in Bucks and also tell me whether the Council will be applying for EDMO's for any of them so that they can be rented out.Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Lorraine Smith

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Dear Ms Smith       

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

FOI/18/335

Thank you for contacting Buckinghamshire County Council.

 

Your request for information regarding empty properties has now been
considered and our response is as follows:

For the list of empty properties, please refer to the spreadsheet
attached.

 

Please note, as Buckinghamshire County Council is not a Local Housing
Authority and does not hold a stock of housing, it is not appropriate for
us to apply for an EDMO for void properties.

 

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Dear Freedom of Information Mailbox,
Thank you for your reply. Can you tell me what is going to happen to the empty buildings you have noted ?

Yours sincerely,

Lorraine Smith

Freedom of Information Mailbox, Buckinghamshire County Council

Dear Customer,

 

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Dear Ms Smith     

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

FOI/18/440

 

Thank you for contacting Buckinghamshire County Council.

 

Your request for information regarding empty buildings has now been
considered and our response is as follows:

Please refer to the spreadsheet attached.

 

If you have any further questions then please do not hesitate to get in
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If you have a complaint about the handling of your request then please use
the Council’s complaints procedure (at Stage 3) in the first instance.

 

This is available at:
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Or by writing to:

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Buckinghamshire County Council

County Hall

Aylesbury

Bucks

HP20 1UA

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Fax: 01625 524510

Email: [3][email address]
[4]www.ico.org.uk

 

With kind regards

 

Joanna Kelly

Freedom of Information

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Buckinghamshire County Council

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Walton Street, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1UA

 

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