• Landlords in England ordered to rent out empty stores to 'rejuvenate' high streets

    10 days ago - By Fashion United

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    Landlords in England with empty stores for over a year will be ordered to rent out the premises to prospective tenants in a move by the government to “breathe new life into high streets”.
    The Levelling up and Regeneration Bill, which was unveiled in the Queen's speech on Tuesday, gives local leaders more power to bring retail units back into use through compulsory rental auctions.
    Prime minister Boris Johnson said: “High streets up and down the country have long been blighted by derelict shop fronts, because they've been neglected, stripping opportunities from local...
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