July 23, 2019, 11am PDT
Even after experiencing devastating wildfires, residents are often willing to take the risk to return and start over.
July 16, 2019, 12pm PDT
As the threat of flooding increases, buyout programs to relocate homeowners are a better alternative to rebuilding—for cities and residents.
May 14, 2019, 1pm PDT
The city of Hamilton in Skagit County, Washington showcases another kind of community at risk from the effects of climate change and considering relocation to higher ground.
March 8, 2019, 10am PST
When workers can't afford to live near jobs, the results are more than just housing cost burdens.
December 16, 2015, 7am PST
A public-private partnership could bring new development to some of the parking lots outside the home of the Texas Rangers. It's not the first grand plan to get floated for the ballpark's ancillary areas.
November 19, 2013, 5am PST
Four years after the Great Recession technically ended, the rate at which Americans are choosing to relocate continues to decline and is now at historic lows. What is causing this long-term trend?
October 9, 2013, 9am PDT
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?
July 9, 2011, 11am PDT
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.
Crain's Cleveland Business
June 11, 2011, 5am PDT
A small community in tsunami-ravaged Japan considers a plan to move the entire village farther above sea level.
December 30, 2010, 7am PST
Officials in Indonesia are increasingly considering a plan to relocate the capital from Jakarta to another, less troubled location.
April 13, 2010, 8am PDT
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.
February 23, 2010, 2pm PST
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.
August 13, 2008, 8am PDT
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.
May 1, 2008, 8am PDT
<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>