To Attract Residents Communities Offer Free Land

Kansas communities are offering free land to attract residents to increase the tax base.
March 25, 2004, 10am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Many Plains towns are struggling to survive. Young people leave, old people die, and storefronts become boarded up one by one.Marquette is among at least 10 Kansas communities offering free land to attract residents to boost school enrollment and fatten the tax base. Most such programs started in the past year or two, so it is too soon to measure long-term success. "

Thanks to Erik Krause

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Published on Tuesday, March 23, 2004 in Yahoo! Newswire

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