22 March 2022
FOI Request - ATISN 16142 - Empty home grant
Thank you for your request which I received on 7 March 2022. You asked:
‘Can the Welsh Government provide the total amount of funding allocated from the £10 million empty homes grant scheme?’
In 2019 Phase 1 of the Valleys Taskforce Empty Homes Grant Scheme was launched with an allocated £10m budget. Phase 2 was launched in 2020 as per the press release: More than 500 applications to £10 million empty homes grant scheme.
This budget is fully committed and to date over 1,000 properties have been brought back into use.
If you are dissatisfied with the Welsh Government’s handling of your request, you can ask for an internal review within 40 working days of the date of this response. Requests for an internal review should be addressed to the Welsh Government’s Freedom of Information Officer at:
Information Rights Unit
or Email: Freedom.firstname.lastname@example.org
Please remember to quote the ATISN reference number above.
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Information Commissioner’s Office
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