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empty

(Nothing left), adjective all gone, bare, blank, depleted, devoid, drained, exhausted, hollow, nothing left inside, unfilled, vacuous, void, without contents
Associated concepts: empty judgment, empty law

empty

(Vacant), adjective abandoned, available, barren, deserted, fruitless, idle, no one home, not inhabited, uninhabited, unoccupied, untenanted, up for grabs
Associated concepts: empty premises

empty

(Without substance), adjective devoid of merit, inconsequential, ineffective, ineffectual, insignificant, meaningless, meritless, unavailing, unimportant, unreal, unsatisfying, useless, vain, valueless, without subbtance, worthless
Associated concepts: an empty threat, veiled threat of law suit
See also: barren, baseless, consume, deficient, deplete, devoid, diminish, dissipate, evacuate, exhaust, ill-founded, inexpressive, insignificant, languid, leave, lifeless, null, outpour, purge, spend, superficial, trivial, unavailing, unfounded, vacant, vacate, vacuous
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The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership provides support for organisations including councils, housing associations and community groups to develop policies and processes that will bring private sector empty homes back into use, provide additional homes and improve the look and safety of communities.
At a full council meeting it was agreed that this current policy will be removed to discourage property owners from allowing properties to remain empty for long periods and falling into disrepair.
Rates can vary since each empty leg charter is unique, but pricing is typically 30-50% lower than standard charter quotes.
The figures reveal that between 2010 and 2016, there was a 27 per cent decrease in the number of empty homes in Coventry.
A Kirklees Council spokesperson said: "The council can confirm that as of October 3, 2016, there were 3,809 dwellings classed as empty, this is down from 4,327 in 2015, and from 5,136 in 2014 - so we are seeing a decreasing trend.
A Sunday Mail investigation found 19 councils already charge extra council tax on empty properties - or have plans to do so.
Liverpool also currently allows a permanent 20% council tax discount on empty furnished property.
Our dedicated empty homes team identify problem areas and provide the resources that turn empty properties into homes.
With 150,000 households on council waiting lists and 74,000 in overcrowded homes, empty properties are a wasted resource.
The 'empty leg' concept has become very popular in Europe and US, where there are many of jets flying empty on return legs.
They never imagined the ways in which what came to be called The Empty Bowls Project would grow over these years and touch so many people in so many different ways.
International shipping lines and port operators have agreed to send empty containers piling up at Manila ports to Subic port and in order to ease congestion brought about by the Manila truck ban.