Lewisham to charge higher council tax on empty properties

On Weds at the Mayor & Cabinet meeting, Lewisham agreed to charge a maximum surcharge (Empty Homes Premium) of 100% on properties left empty for two years or more. Previously, they were only allowed discretion to charge 50%:

http://councilmeetings.lewisham.gov.uk/documents/s61941/2019%2020%20Council%20Tax%20Base.pdf

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