MAYOR AND WESTMINSTER CITY COUNCIL LEADER CALL FOR INCREASE TO COUNCIL TAX CHARGES ON EMPTY HOMES


6 September 2017

Sadiq Khan and Cllr Aiken, Leader of Westminster City Council, have issued a joint call to the Government to allow London’s boroughs to increase Council Tax bills for high-value homes that are left empty. The action is in response to a report the Mayor commissioned last year into the role of overseas investment in the capital’s property market which found the number of entirely empty homes to be very low overall, but suggested there were greater numbers of empty homes in prime and expensive locations | Read More