The idea of moving to a new town or city can either fill you with the excitement of a new adventure, or the dread of packing up all your crap in a truck. It turns out there are actual towns in this country, that in an attempt to revitalize the community, will actually pay you cold hard cash to establish residency.
If you’re fresh out of college and not tied down to any community or job, the moving truck may not be looking so bad after all.
According to Cameron Huddleston from Kiplinger, these initiatives are coming from small towns, a fledgling city, and the better part of an entire state. The incentives include student loan repayments, tax rebates, free lots, and allowances for renters. They aren’t chump change either and include cash rebates up to $12,000 for new construction and student loan repayments of just under $3,500.
According to Kiplinger, here are the 4 places worth considering:
- Harmony, MN
- Niagara Falls, NY
- Kansas, Almost Anywhere in Kansas
- Detroit, MI
If you’re ready to make a big move, and get some assistance in the process, check out the Kiplinger article for full details.
Relocate to a Town Where You’ll Actually Get Paid to Live | Kiplinger
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