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 Change
Ashford 617 533 484 504 449 307 250 247 240 283 43
Canterbury 722 642 679 640 733 489 403 396 599 443 -156
Dartford 389 353 294 336 250 179 169 176 188 220 32
Dover 808 952 908 878 725 510 436 478 624 523 -101
Gravesham 258 311 318 282 212 175 145 193 204 255 51
Maidstone 602 525 533 530 422 414 323 273 306 342 36
Sevenoaks 460 465 455 483 444 362 330 291 379 315 -64
Shepway 806 740 771 767 766 766 608 641 547 470 -77
Swale 742 712 639 619 617 491 405 439 291 348 57
Thanet 1,429 1,406 1,331 1,322 1,138 786 748 731 899 771 -128
Tonbridge and Malling 317 308 252 247 246 272 307 355 346 360 14
Tunbridge Wells 489 531 430 449 426 396 334 276 376 448 72
Total Kent 7,639 7,478 7,094 7,057 6,428 5,147 4,458 4,496 4,999 4,778 -221

The above table represents the latest data published.

The overall number of long term empty properties in Kent has reduced by 221. (2017 vs 2016)

Five districts have seen a decrease with Canterbury registering the highest reduction, followed by Thanet.  

Seven districts have seen an increase with Tunbridge Wells registering the highest increase, followed by Swale.

 

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