“We are excited to be the first and only city in the Deep South to offer an incentive like this to remote workers,” Gibson instructed NCS. “Our warm and friendly people, the (Mississippi) river at our feet, our history and our beautiful sunsets make Natchez a great city to call home.”
To qualify for this system, which has 30 slots, candidates should be employed within the US as distant staff, set up main residency in Natchez and buy a house valued at $150,000 or greater — which they have to personal and stay in for one year.
Natchez, which has a inhabitants of practically 15,000 individuals and is positioned alongside the Mississippi River, has a considerably decrease value of dwelling than the nationwide common, in accordance to Gibson.
Gibson says he expects to see a return on funding inside the subsequent two years on condition that there will be a rise in property and gross sales taxes.
“The pandemic has really been a wake-up call to what people have been feeling for a long time,” Gibson stated. “They’re tired of the big cities, the high cost of living and the long commutes. With this offer, you can live in a beautiful, historic small town where everything is convenient and affordable.”