13.6 C
Ljubljana
sobota, 10 aprila, 2021

Rural Italian Villages Selling Houses For One Dollar to Attract New Residents

A pair of Italian villages have begun a new plan to revitalise their communities by offering those who would like to move there homes for as little as one euro ($1.10) as long as the buyers devote time to making repairs and renovations.

The village of Zungoli in the province of Naples, and the Sicilian village of Mussomeli are selling dozens of villas, farms and other homes for less than a cup of coffee with authorities int he villages saying their aim is to either attract foreign investment or domestic Italian investment to counter the demographic decline in the region, RTS reports.

The two villages are experiencing what many other rural communities have undergone: rapid ageing of the population due to the fact that many younger people move to more urban environments, rather than staying in the countryside.

The idea of the one-euro houses comes after Italian populist Interior Minister Matteo Salvini called for a similar policy that would see parcels of land being offered to Italian families who had three or more children, in an effort to both increase the country’s birthrate and to repopulate rural areas.

 

Read MORE

 

Share

Latest news

PM Orban: Eastern vaccines a good choice

By: V4 Agency What happened in Brussels in terms of vaccine procurements followed the same pattern than in the case of migration. An unexpected situation...

Committee 2015 (Human Rights Committee) addressed a letter to the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, on media freedom and the...

By: Nina Žoher /Nova24tv Ever since the failed no-confidence vote against the government with the proposed candidate for prime minister, Karl Erjavec, it has been...

The smart ones must not give up, because then fools and fanatics rule

By: Davorin Kopše The Easter holidays are behind us. This is the greatest Christian holiday when Christians celebrate Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. After the...

In Croatia, criminal charges for smuggling migrants to Slovenia

By: C.R. Croatian police have charged ten Croatian citizens with smuggling people from Bosnia and Herzegovina across Croatia to Slovenia. Between October last year and...

Related news

PM Orban: Eastern vaccines a good choice

By: V4 Agency What happened in Brussels in terms of vaccine procurements followed the same pattern than in the case of migration. An unexpected situation...

Austria inclined to authorise Russian jab

By: V4 Agency Austria is inclined to authorise the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine at a national level if the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) approval...

Region in south European country faces severe vaccine shortages

By: V4 Agency According to the region's health councillor, everything is ready to commence mass inoculations. The only thing missing is the vaccine itself. Some 1.2...

Germany to start talks on buying Russian jab

By: V4 Agency Due to the European Union's reluctance to take steps, Germany will start bilateral talks with Russia on the procurement of the Sputnik...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share