Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said the city early next year will begin offering residents "non-financial" incentives to relocate to certain areas under a plan to shrink its boundaries.

Bing told the Detroit Free Press last week that officials will ask residents to move into one of nine so-called population centers that will be unveiled in the spring as part of the Detroit Works Project — his plan to reshape the city. Bing did not specify what the incentives to move would be.

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