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Michigan Getting $188 Million More In Federal Funds To Help Fight BlightCongressman Dan Kildee says the state "will benefit greatly from this huge influx of federal funds."
Detroit Demolishing Former School In Blight-Fighting EffortThe school has been vacant since 2009 and area residents have wanted it torn down for years.
Reducing Crime, Eliminating Blight Among Issues Addressed During Duggan's State Of The CityDetroit Mayor Mike Duggan struck an optimistic tone Tuesday night in his third State of the City Address.
Michigan Cities Eligible For $323 Million To Remove BlightAbout $74.5 million from the federal Hardest Hit Fund will be available immediately.
Detroit Considers Creating Department To Handle DemolitionsDetroit is considering creating a demolition department to help deal with rising costs associated with tearing down blighted and vacant properties.
Detroit's Delray Area Targeted For Blight Removal To Make Way For New International BridgeMore than 30 dangerous buildings are to be razed and brush will be cleared from vacant land west of where officials hope to build the Gordie Howe International Bridge.
Plan Aims To Change Blight Into Detroit Agricultural BusinessThe historic Chene-Ferry Market shed will be incorporated into the project which is expected to eventually encompass about 60 acres of land.
Open Houses Scheduled For 2 Fully Rehabbed Detroit HomesThe work on the houses is part of the "Rehabbed and Ready" program, an effort to help stabilize neighborhoods by rehabilitating empty houses and making them move-in ready for auction.
Filming Of 'Life In Osborn' Documentary Continues In Detroit"Life in Osborn" documents the clean up of the Osborn community in Detroit.
Quicken Loans Founder: Company Not To Blame For Detroit BlightQuicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert says the number of foreclosures on the company's loans for Detroit homes reflects the large volume of investments made in the city.
Report Details How Subprime Lending, Foreclosures Hurt DetroitMore than half of mortgage foreclosures in the last 10 years are now blighted or abandoned.
Nonprofit Plans To Overhaul 'Most Blighted Neighborhood In Detroit'CEO Chris Lambert said that more than 10,000 volunteers are expected to help board up, remodel and clean up hundreds of homes in the neighborhood around Osborn High School.

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