Detroit blight

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Partnership To Rehab, Sell Up To 65 Vacant Houses In Detroit

The homes will not be for sale to investors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–21 hours ago

A vacant home in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas) File

Quicken Loans Founder: Company Not To Blame For Detroit Blight

Quicken 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

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Report Details How Subprime Lending, Foreclosures Hurt Detroit

More than half of mortgage foreclosures in the last 10 years are now blighted or abandoned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2015

A dilapidated building in Southwest Detroit. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ, File)

Kresge Foundation Outlines Plans For Investment In Detroit Neighborhoods

The Kresge Foundation says it will invest in large-scale Detroit projects that help convert blighted land into mixed-use, mixed-income developments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2015

A vacant home in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Hosting National Conference On Vacant Properties

People representing government, business and nonprofits from around the country are visiting Detroit to discuss issues related to vacant properties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2015

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Detroit Launching Zero-Interest Loan Program To Help Repair Homes, Improve Neighborhoods

Live in Detroit? Need a hand fixing up the house? Help is coming.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

A vacant home in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Squatters In ‘Abandonminiums’ Slow Detroit’s Plan To Bulldoze Way To Prosperity

“You look for one that’s decent, already fixed up,” the 58-year-old homeless woman said. She sees it as a community service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2015

A vacant home in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas) FILE

Businessman Drops Plan To Buy Thousands Of Vacant Detroit Homes

Herb Strather has dropped plans to buy 6,350 vacant houses and lots he earlier claimed in a tax foreclosure auction.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014

Packard Plant in Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Demolition Underway, But Developer Hopes To Preserve Parts Of Decaying Packard Plant

Some preliminary demolition is underway at Detroit’s historic Packard Plant, to prepare the sprawling complex of abandoned buildings for an ambitious redevelopment project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2014

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Parolees, Probationers To Join In Detroit Blight Cleanup

Parolees and probationers are expected to join law enforcement officials and a Detroit neighborhood group to help eliminate blight in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2014