Local authorities may acquire land or property for development through a compulsory purchase process.
The Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant is a grant that is available if you are turning a vacant house or building into your permanent home or a rental property.
The TCF Policy will assist in the co-ordinated alignment of various new and existing funding streams to support the implementation of the TCF Plans on the ground.
Under the Ready to Build Scheme, local authorities will make serviced sites in towns and villages available to potential individual purchasers (self-builders).
The Government’s Town Centre First Policy (February 2022) is a major new policy that aims to tackle vacancy, combat dereliction and breathe new life into town centres.
Local authorities may work with local development companies, state agencies, community organisations and private investors to secure government funding to support new residential and commercial developments in designated cities and towns.
You can notify a local authority about issues with vacant private homes and vacant local authority homes.