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Charity pressures councils over million empty homes

More should to be done to reclaim a million empty properties in the UK and help provide homes for the two million families in need, according to the charity Empty Homes.

It wants councils to be forced to sell or let out vacant properties at a discounted rate.

Alexandra MacKenzie reports.

  • 04 Dec 2011
  • From the section UK