Statistics & Reports

 

Table 615 All long-term vacant dwellings by local authority district, England, from 2008                                                                                 Source : Council Tax Base (CTB)
Local Authority Name 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Change
Ashford 617 533 484 504 449 307 250 247 240 283 332 +39
Canterbury 722 642 679 640 733 489 403 396 599 443 511 +68
Dartford 389 353 294 336 250 179 169 176 188 220 253 +33
Dover 808 952 908 878 725 510 436 478 624 523 471 -52
Gravesham 258 311 318 282 212 175 145 193 204 255 250 -5
Maidstone 602 525 533 530 422 414 323 273 306 342 485 +143
Sevenoaks 460 465 455 483 444 362 330 291 379 315 367 +52
Folkestone & Hythe 806 740 771 767 766 766 608 641 547 470 468 -2
Swale 742 712 639 619 617 491 405 439 291 348 356 +8
Thanet 1,429 1,406 1,331 1,322 1,138 786 748 731 899 771 781 +10
Tonbridge and Malling 317 308 252 247 246 272 307 355 346 360 359 -1
Tunbridge Wells 489 531 430 449 426 396 334 276 376 448 405 -43
Total Kent 7,639 7,478 7,094 7,057 6,428 5,147 4,458 4,496 4,999 4,778 5,028 250

The above table represents the latest data published.

The overall number of long term empty properties in Kent increased by 250. (2018 vs 2017)

Five districts have seen a decrease with Dover registering the highest reduction, followed by Tunbridge Wells.  

Seven districts have seen an increase with Maidstone registering the highest increase, followed by Canterbury.

 

Whether you are interested in finding out about ‘How Many Empty Homes there are in your Area of Kent’ or want to view more Regional or National information, we have included a variety of reports, statistical information and links under the respective headings. We will be adding to this section on a regular basis so make sure you return to our website.

PREVIOUS DATA and REPORTS

Kent County Council’s Analysis and Information Team
have published the following Housing Information:

Vacant and empty housing property 2016

Affordable housing 2015-2016

Council Tax Base data

Council Tax Charge 2016-2017

Dwelling completions in Kent

Homelessness in Kent 2017  quarter 1

House prices and sales 2017 quarter 1

Housing stock by tenure

Kent Housing register 2015-16

Housing rents by sector 2016-2017

CURRENT NATIONAL DATA and REPORTS

Empty homes in England September 2016

Local Authority Council Tax base England 2015 Statistical Release

ARCHIVE DATA and REPORTS

KENT

Fordham’s Empty Property Reports commissioned for the original
Pilot of the East Kent Empty Property Initiative 2005-2008

East Kent
Thanet
Dover
Swale
Shepway

NATIONAL