Help with empty homes

We help bring empty homes back into use. Find out about the support and loans available.

Report an empty home

If you’re worried about an empty home that’s not secure, use our report an empty home form External link.

Free advice for owners of empty homes

Get help to bring your empty property back into use from the Empty Homes Doctor. To find out more:

The service, funded by Leeds City Council, offers free, practical support to empty property owners.

Sell your empty home

Find an investor on our Sell your home to an investor page.

Buy empty properties

If you're looking to buy empty homes in Leeds, you can sign up to have your contact details listed on our investors register.

To sign up, email with your:

  • contact name and organisation
  • full address
  • phone number
  • email address
  • postcode area or district of preference
  • confirmation that you wish to be on the investors in Leeds list
  • confirmation that you give consent for your details to appear on the Leeds City Council website
How we use your information

Leeds City Council will use the information in a public register and use for future reference.

We will not give information about you to anyone else or use information about you for other purposes (without your permission), unless the law allows us to.

Leeds City Council is a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR. If you want to know more about what information we have about you or the way we use that information please look at our privacy rights page or write to: Information Management and Governance, Leeds City Council, Merrion House, 110 Merrion Way, Leeds, LS2 8BB.

For further information regarding the council’s processing of personal data, including your rights and contact details for our Data Protection Officer, our privacy and data page.

About empty homes

We are working hard to reduce the number of empty homes in Leeds. We rely on council tax records and the public to tell us which homes are empty. You can find our data on the number of empty homes in Leeds on the Data Mill North website External link.

Contact us

Empty Homes and Loans team


0113 378 4702



Private Sector Housing 
Leeds City Council
Knowsthorpe Gate
Cross Green

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