FOI Request - Vacant Properties

Request 101003293058

1. How many residential properties in Elgin are currently vacant?

2. How many commercial properties in Elgin are currently vacant?

3. Of these vacant properties, can you please provide landlord registration details.

Response 09-05-2023

1. 132

2. 129

3. Disclosing the addresses of empty residential properties could increase the risk of criminal activity being targeted at those houses. This information is therefore exempt under section 35(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) 2002; prejudice to the prevention or detection of crime. It is not considered in the public interest to release this information and it is deemed that there is a risk of substantial prejudice to the prevention of crime if this information were to be released.

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