State Representative John Olumba ushered in to City Council homeowners from his northeast Detroit district who are fed up with the burned out and abandoned homes and lots that are overgrown with grass.
It’s being called an oasis in the desert in one east side Detroit neighborhood littered with empty lots and abandoned homes.
A Detroit firefighter says there have been 13 fires in one Southwest Detroit neighborhood since Easter morning.
By selling nearly 100 previously foreclosed or abandoned homes in less than a year, Michigan Association of Realtors’ effort lauded as example for communities across the country.
A group of community activists are gathering in front of the abandoned Michigan Central Depot to call on property owners in the city to step-up and clean up the town.
Detroit reaches Mayor Dave Bing’s goal of demolishing 3,000 blighted and dangerous houses in one year.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing outlined his plan to redefine the way the City of Detroit looks and operates. Mayor Bing calls it “the most important challenge facing this administration.”
From the east side, to the west, Detroit fire crews were overwhelmed with dozens of fires that damaged or destroyed as many as 24 homes. Photos by WWJ’s Ron Dewey, Bill Szumanski and the Associated […]