Considerable decline in dwelling vacancy rate in 2022

Neuch√Ętel, 12.09.2022 - On 1 June 2022, there were 61 496 empty dwellings in Switzerland. This was 1.31% of the total housing stock (including single-family houses). The dwelling vacancy rate has thus fallen 0.23 percentage points year-on-year. Such a large year-on-year decline was last observed 20 years ago. There were 9869 fewer empty dwellings compared with the previous year, representing a striking decrease of 13.8%. These are some of the findings of the empty dwellings survey from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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