Housing – collection

Empty Homes programme: guidance and allocations

This document collection was withdrawn on 28 September 2016

Activity under this programme has now ended, please refer to The Homes and Communities Agency’s Funding Programmes page for details of current initiatives.

Bidding guidance, supplementary information and details of allocations for the Homes and Communities Agency's Empty Homes programme.

The Homes and Communities Agency allocated just under £100 million through 2 rounds of the Empty Homes programme. The funding has brought empty properties back into use as affordable housing.

A further £30 million was also made available to community and voluntary groups via a separate funding programme run by Tribal Education on behalf of government.

This collection gives housing providers information on:

  • bidding guidance
  • allocations

Funding to bring empty properties back into use as affordable homes is now available through the 2015-18 Affordable Homes Programme

Bidding guidance

  1. Empty Homes programme: round 1 bidding guidance

    • Guidance
  2. Empty Homes programme: round 2 bidding guidance

    • Guidance