To Attract Residents Communities Offer Free Land
"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