Council tax exemption for repossessed properties
A property is exempt from Council Tax if it has been repossessed by a mortgage lender and is unoccupied. You will need to provide proof that the property has been repossessed.
Apply for an exemption for a repossessed property
To apply you will need to:
- Scan your supporting documents using either a scanner or taking a picture of it using your mobile phone.
- Attach the image and answer the questions on the evidence upload form.
The exemption starts from the date of the repossession and lasts until the property is sold or occupied.