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Homes for a Pound Plus over 2750 apply



Mayor Joe Anderson on Homes for a Pound Plus

Up to 150 empty properties are set to be brought back into use in a major expansion of Liverpool’s Homes for a Pound scheme.
It follows the success of the pilot initiative involving properties around Granby Four Streets and Arnside Road. 


First owner of Liverpool's houses for one pound scheme gets his keys


They are being brought back into use by people who live or work in Liverpool that have bought them for £1 on condition that they bring them up to decent homes standard and do not sell them for five years.
A report to the council’s Cabinet ealy this year in  April ,recommended the introduction of Homes For a Pound Plus which will focus on empty terraced homes off Smithdown Road.
The properties, which are two and three bedroom houses are located in Garrick Street, Bird Street, Richardson Street and Webster Road.


The application deadline has now passed.
Liverpool council received over 2,500 applications in total and have now sent emails to everyone who applied outlining what happens next.

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