Empty Homes Review 2016

In support of the government's initiative to tackle the shortfall in national housing we are currently undertaking a review of some homes registered as empty.

If you have received a letter asking for this information please use the link below to update the record for your property.

Fair Processing Notice - how we collect and use information

We will use the information you give in this form, and in any supporting evidence you send us, to process and calculate your council tax. We will normally keep your records for up to seven financial years, and then they will be destroyed securely.

We may check and pass the information to certain third parties, other agencies or organisations such as the HM Revenues and Customs, as allowed by law to:

  • Make sure the information is accurate, and
  • Prevent or detect crime, and
  • Protect public funds.

These third parties include government departments, local authorities and private-sector companies such as banks and organisations that may lend you money.

We will not give information about you to anyone else, or use information about you for other purposes, unless the law allows us to.

The Council is the data controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act. If you want to know more about what information we have about you, or the way we use it, please ask us.