Disincorporation

Vacant Property

Shrinking Towns Seek the Right to Dissolve

Small jurisdictions in Pennsylvania are losing population and revenue, and some of them are ready to call it a day.

August 24, 2018 - Governing

Vernon's Fight Against Disincorporation May Bankrupt the City

The city of Vernon, California, fought hard recently to avoid disincorporation. The price of that fight has drained the city's coffers, and now some say it's too deep in the hole to function properly.

December 29, 2011 - Los Angeles Times

U.S. Towns Facing Disincorporation

Small towns like Mesa, WA and larger ones like Vallejo, CA may be forced to dissolve in light of their worsening finances. Local counties will need to absorb residents.

May 28, 2009 - The Wall St. Journal

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