Are you struggling with the cost of living?

You can find help with accessing grants, useful advice and money that you may be entitled to. Visit our cost of living support page

Report an empty home

There is a nationwide plan to get empty properties back into use as homes. You can help with this by telling us about empty properties.

Report a privately-owned empty property by emailing us at

When you get in touch, please tell us:

  • the full address of the property
  • the type of property (flat or house, for example)
  • a description of the outside condition of the property
  • how long it has been empty
  • anything else you know about the property (who owns it, for example)
  • your contact details

Empty council homes

To report problems with an empty council home, please call 0121 464 4700 or use our online form:

Report an empty council home

Page last updated: 16 February 2023

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