In a relocation situation we negotiate a relocation package with the employer whenever possible. At times no assistance is available, but generally several thousand dollars may be utilized towards relocation. Each employer has a different procedure for fund distribution. Ranging from a sign-on bonus to only receipted expenses being reimbursed.
To assist you relocation and performing salary comparisons (city to city) we recommend the following site:
This site includes information on apartment and home hunting, evaluating schools, contacting movers, etc…