Tackle empty goldmines!

FREE advice on how to sell empty homes or turn them into a regular source of income will be given to owners next week.

“Running on Empty” will provide information on a range of services and will put developers, existing landlords, letting and estate agents in touch with potential customers.

The event at Halifax Town Hall on Wednesday, September 28, between 3pm and 7pm, will explain how to become a successful landlord, how to improve energy efficiency, fire safety, home security, and accessibility, and explain the Housing Benefits system.

There are more than 2,000 residential properties in Calderdale that have been empty for over six months, including at least 900 that have been empty for over two years.