Italian Mayor Is Offering €2,000 To Anyone For Settling In This Small Town

There are some moments in life when we want to go far away from the hustle bustle of our city life and want to spend some moments in a peaceful environment. Nowadays, people visit resorts or small hill stations for enjoying quality moments with their family but what if we tell you that you can settle down in a beautiful and peaceful location and you will get paid for that as well. You will get more excited when you will come to know that this wonderful location is in one of the most beautiful countries of the world.

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1A small and beautiful town in Italy

You have an option of migrating to a small town in Italy and you will also be paid a handsome amount for shifting there. The population of the town has reduced drastically since 1990s and this has compelled the mayor of the town to come up with this lucrative offer so that the population can be increased once again.

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2Candela, a small town

We are talking about Candela, a small medieval town which is located in Puglia. Its population in the year 2017 was 2,700 while in the 1990s, the population was around 8,000. The reducing population of the town was a big concern for the mayor Nicola Gatta and he knew that he has to increase the population if the town has to regain its glory.

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3Little Naples:

Nicola tells that until 1960s, the town was known as Little Naples because the streets used to be full with vendors, tourists and merchants. But as the youngsters left the town for better prospects, it slowly started becoming a ghost town with more funerals taking place than births.

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4The offer:

In order to attract newcomers, especially the foreigners, Nicola and his council designed offer packages with some terms and conditions that need to be fulfilled by the applicants. They plan to pay 800 euros ($945) to a single person, 1,200 euros ($1,418) to the couples; a family of three members will be paid an amount between 1,500 to 1,800 euros ($1,772 to $2,127) while a family of four to five members will be paid around 2,000 euros ($2,363).

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5The other incentives

Paying hefty amount to all those who decide to shift to the town is not the only offer that Gatta is offering, he and his council have also offered tax credits on council bills and nurseries. Well, if you think that this is an offer too good to say no, then let us tell you that there are some conditions which have to be fulfilled.

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