Why bother sweating out your mortgage every month when scenic, picture postcard towns in Italy will pay you to move there?
The Italian region of Calabria is percolating a plan to boost populations of dwindling towns by offering people up to $33,000 to move to sleepy hamlets with less than 2,000 inhabitants, according to CNN.
There are over seven towns to choose from, located in the mountains and on the ocean — but there are a few catches.
Hopefuls must commit to starting up a small business, either taking over an existing company or starting their own. And they need to be professionals that the towns are actively seeking, CNN reports. And Boomers need not apply: applicants have to be under 40 and willing to relocate within 90 days of approval.
“We’re honing the technical details, the exact monthly amount and duration of the funds, and whether to include also slightly larger villages with up to 3,000 residents,” Gianluca