Fresh Start Relief

Details of what conditions need to be met to be awarded fresh start relief and how to apply.

From 1 April 2018 the scheme provides relief of 100% for 12 months where:

  • a property has become occupied following a continuous period of at least 6 months where it was unoccupied, and
  • has a rateable value of no more than £65,000

Properties used by 'payday lenders' are specifically excluded from this scheme.

How to apply

To apply for this reduction fill in our Icon for pdf Fresh Start application [148.35KB] and return it to the address in the contact us box.