This Italian village is offering $2,175 in cash and $50 rents if you move there

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source  , USATODAY  Published 10:13 a.m. ET May 10, 2017 | Updated 1:37 p.m. ET May 10, 2017


Has the razza del ratto (rat race) got you down? Is life too febbrile (hectic) where you live?

But are you worried you don’t have enough contanti (cash) to live a more peaceful life?

Then you might be interested in the Italian hillside village of Bormida, which is about to offer a payment of €2,000 ($2,175) and rents as low as $50 a month to reverse its declining population.

Bormida, located in the mountainous Liguria region – Genoa, about 50 miles away, is the nearest big city – had declined to 390 residents in 2014, when the current mayor, Daniele Galliano, took office, according to the local Il Secolo XIX newspaper.

Spurred by visions of a ghost town, Galliano began measures to reverse the decay.

Now the population is 394, which may not seem much of a success until you consider that 54 people have either died or moved away against just four births

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