https://www.stltoday.com/news/national/foundations-offer-cit...Smaller families and much larger farms are leaving some areas with declining populations.Now some areas are offering funds, $10K or so, to those who relocate to their area and stay for a year or more. This can work well for those working from home and especially those who want lower cost of living, less crime, congestion, and a slower pace. And great if its near family.Article mentions Tulsa and northwest Arkansas (home of Walmart [Bentonville] and Tysons [Springdale]) as areas trying the experiment.
Those cities may be "slow growth" for a reason.intercst
Indeed people's preferences for living certain places is a major factor in congestion, long commutes, over crowding, and the problems of many urban areas.Many of the same benefits can be found in a community with a population of 100,000 or so. And without the many urban hassles.Picking between the many choices can be a problem. A cash incentive can make some more attractive.
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