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Hundreds of Empty Houses in the Vale

posted 19 Feb 2013, 03:49 by Ian Perry
Whilst there is political and investor pressure to build on green fields in the Vale of Glamorgan, including three fields in
St. Nicholas, hundreds of houses in the Vale of Glamorgan are empty.

The response to a Freedom Of Information request to the Vale of Glamorgan Council revealed the following empty houses:

Barry
Properties unoccupied due to major repairs or structural alteration = 9
Properties unoccupied less than six months = 223
Properties unoccupied more than six months = 256
Properties unoccupied for other reasons = 122

Penarth
Properties unoccupied due to major repairs or structural alteration = 21
Properties unoccupied less than six months = 68
Properties unoccupied more than six months = 107
Properties unoccupied for other reasons = 74

Wenvoe
Properties unoccupied due to major repairs or structural alteration = 0
Properties unoccupied less than six months = 5
Properties unoccupied more than six months = 5
Properties unoccupied for other reasons = 10

Sully
Properties unoccupied due to major repairs or structural alteration = 1
Properties unoccupied less than six months = 12
Properties unoccupied more than six months = 52
Properties unoccupied for other reasons = 11

Dinas Powys
Properties unoccupied due to major repairs or structural alteration = 1
Properties unoccupied less than six months = 11
Properties unoccupied more than six months = 18
Properties unoccupied for other reasons = 25



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