Northampton Borough Council own less than 13% of the dwellings in the Borough, BUT have 23% of the property subjected to an additional 50 percent council tax.
The additional 50 percent council tax is made on empty properties that have been empty for a period of more than 2 years.
Then to see that today (8th January) the council publish the following about raising awareness about homeless people
Published Friday, 08 January 2016
The leader of Northampton Borough Council, Mary Markham, will be taking part in the Big Sleepout on Friday 29th January.
The Big Sleepout helps raise awareness of the issues faced by homeless people.