Marooned in an ocean of crumbling homes, declining city services, stray dogs, and crime, as many as 10,000 Detroiters live in areas that are unlikely to rebound. What incentives can the city devise to get them to relocate?
Oct 9, 2013 Bloomberg News
A new study from the nonprofit research center Good Jobs First looks into how relocation tax breaks for businesses have encouraged sprawl in the Cleveland and Cincinnati metropolitan areas.
Jul 9, 2011 Crain's Cleveland Business
A small community in tsunami-ravaged Japan considers a plan to move the entire village farther above sea level.
Jun 11, 2011 MSNBC
Officials in Indonesia are increasingly considering a plan to relocate the capital from Jakarta to another, less troubled location.
Dec 30, 2010 Guardian
Slum dwellers in the suburbs of Cape Town have been forcefully relocated to a shack housing complex out of town -- and out of sight of the hundreds of thousands of visitors expected to descend on the city for this year's soccer World Cup.
Apr 13, 2010 France 24
As sea levels rise and flooding threatens the foundations on which the city was built, the Indonesian capital of Jakarta is literally sinking into the sea. Now the president is pushing a plan to find a new home for the country's capital.
Feb 23, 2010 Agence France Presse
The practice of secret bidding that goes on between cities vying for business to locate in their town has been going on since the 1920s- and there's one man responsible for it all.
Aug 13, 2008 Governing Magazine
<p>Officials in Youngstown, Ohio, hope to save money and strengthen their community by vacating sparsely populated neighborhoods, but homeowners in the targeted areas are reluctant to leave -- even with the city's $50,000 incentives.</p>
May 1, 2008 CNN Money