Empty Homes Audit (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2012-09-19
Session date: 
September 19, 2012
Reference: 
2012/2344
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Please clarify whether your 2010 Empty Homes Audit considered so-called hidden homes, where properties can be used for both domestic and non-domestic use (e.g. flats above shops)?

Answer

Answer for Empty Homes Audit (1)

Answer for Empty Homes Audit (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The 2010 Empty Homes Audit did not include non-residential property in its count of 'empty homes'. Only properties currently in residential use were included in the scope of the audit - so this would have included flats above shops.