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Number of properties returned to occupation (FOI)

Number of properties returned to occupation (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 09 January 2024.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Since the current Housing Minister took on that role, how many empty properties have been brought back into occupation as a direct result of their policies?


Information on the number of empty properties brought back into occupation as a direct result of the Minister’s policies is not held, nor is not possible to quantify this information.  Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 therefore applies.

However, some relevant information was published in a service update report on 11 October 2023. This can be accessed via the link below: 

Update Report on Empty Homes Service (​

Article applied 

Article 3 - Meaning of “information held by a public authority”

For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a)     it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b)     it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.​

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