Many area administrators become quite creative in order to get more inhabitants in an area and you will be surprised to know which cities and countries will pay people to move in.
There can be many reasons and many ways to offer monetary incentives. This can be done to balance an aging local population or to fill up important job vacancies. The incentive options can be high education and housing subsidies, financial benefits for starting a business or even cash payments.
Kaitangata of New Zealand will offer you an excellent land and home package as well as a job. The news quite popular all over the world and the city authorities are currently facing some difficulty in responding to all the inquiries. Some places in USA and Canada are offering good tuition paybacks to hold on to graduates. This obligates the graduates to stay and work in that area for a specific period of time to be eligible for the reimbursement. Some underdeveloped areas try to encourage non-residents to buy and develop land by offering them very, very low prices for the land. Detroit will offer you loan coverage to pick a place in the city and settle. New Haven and Baltimore also offer money to purchase houses in the area, whereas a town in Minnesota will give you rebate from the amount you spend on building a house in the area. Chile and Ireland offer great packages for businesses where they are funding good, promising startups to open offices in their country. And Alaska will give you actual cash if you a long time resident of the state.
You can see that there are lots of different ways to attract people towards your locality. If you want to know more, check out Insider Monkey’s piece on this topic titled 10 Cities and Countries that Will Pay You to Move There.