An international best practice report on Dublin City Council’s new initiative to accelerate the potential use of drones across the local government sector predicts that thousands of such UAV flights will be in operation by 2030.
A key action of the Government’s 'Housing for All' strategy has directed all local authorities to develop their action plans and to detail the delivery of social and affordable housing units over the next five years.
Under the Croí Cónaithe (Towns) Fund scheme, first-time buyers will get up to €30,000 to refurbish a vacant property as their main private residence, plus a grant of €20,000 to convert a derelict property not previously used for residential purposes.
Dublin will be one of four European capital cities to pilot the DigitalRights Governance Framework to develop an educational module on digital rights, ethics and privacy targeted at young people and local authority workers across these cities, over the coming years.
Over €186m from the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF) has been approved to support the €2.9bn regeneration programme at Clonburris SDZ in South Dublin, which aims to deliver over 8,700 homes to accommodate 23,000 people up to 2030.