Empty property due to occupant being in hospital or a care home
If you lived alone and have left your property empty because you are now permanently resident in a hospital or residential care home, you will be exempt from paying council tax on the property you have left. The exemption will last until your tenancy ends or your property is sold. If you have a short stay (less than six weeks) in hospital it has no effect on the council tax bill.
To apply you will need to: