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The two and three-bedroomed properties in Russell Street, Stothard Street, St Paul's Road, Percy Street, and Harold Street, were seized by South Tyneside Council using Empty Dwelling Management Orders (EDMO).
We are also prepared to use the full range of enforcement tools at our disposal, such as Empty Dwelling Management Orders and potentially CPO sales.
The Housing Act 2004 allows councils to get Empty Dwelling Management Orders to take over empty properties where the owner will not do anything.
They have branded empty dwelling management orders, designed to kick out a landlord refusing to co-operate with attempts to bring a property back into use, as "expensive and cumbersome".
However, councils must back these powers by finding additional financial resources so they can impose more Empty Dwelling Management Orders on long-term empty properties and bring them back into use.
But as a last resort we can also use Empty Dwelling Management Orders to allow councils to bring homes back into use without forcing a change of ownership.
EDMOs, Empty Dwelling Management Orders, were widely misunderstood by the public and the press after a classic example of Function Creep by a local authority.
The introduction of Empty Dwelling Management Orders aims to help ease the housing shortage in England by bringing empty or derelict properties back into use.