Housing groups and politicians say more could be done to help reduce the number of empty homes in Wales.
The latest figures show there are at least 23,000 properties which have been empty for more than six months.
The Welsh Government says it is on track to meet a target of bringing 5,000 empty homes back into use by 2016.
Kelsey Redmore reports.
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