Council steps up efforts on empty homes

Luton Borough Council has re-launched a campaign to bring empty homes back into use.

The Council estimatesthere are 580 properties in the borough that have been empty for six months or more and will work more closely with both homeowners and local residents to tackle the issue.

Anyone who owns an empty home in Luton is being encouraged to contact the Council for advice and assistance on suitable uses for their property and to discuss the options available to them.