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Empty Homes Perceptions of Empty Homes Survey

Survey of British adults on the topic of empty homes on behalf of Empty Homes

  • 83% of British adults believe the Government should place a higher priority on tackling empty homes.
  • Three quarters (76%) believe their local authority should place a higher priority on tackling empty homes.
  • From a list of five policies that Government could implement to tackle the blight of empty homes, the most popular chosen by over half (54%) of British adults is Government funding local authorities or charities to buy and repair long-term empty homes to rent or sell to people in housing need.

Date Published: 28/11/2016

Categories: GB | Infrastructure | Public and communities

Client: Empty Homes


ComRes interviewed 2,054 Great British adults online between the 14th and 16th October 2016. The data is representative of all adults in Great Britain. The data is weighted to be representative by age, gender, religion and social grade. Data is also weighted by past voter recall.

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