10000th Vacant Building Demolished Under Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan"The magnitude of the blight problem in the city is enormous; but instead of whining about it, we got to work..."
Agency: Detroit, Flint To Get More Funds To Fight BlightDetroit and Flint are getting more money to fight blight in their neighborhoods.
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."
Minority-Owned Contractors Sought For Detroit Blight RemovalMayor Duggan says the city is "about to ramp up the work that's already taking place" in Detroit neighborhoods.
Detroit Demolishing Vacant, Eyesore Schools To Boost Neighborhoods"We've been waiting for this for years," one neighbor said.
Detroit Demolishing Former School In Blight-Fighting EffortThe school has been vacant since 2009 and area residents have wanted it torn down for years.
Detroit Home Torn Down Months After Being Stripped By ArtistThe city is seeking a judge's order to make artist Ryan Mendoza pay for the demolition.
Artist Strips Facade Off Detroit Home, Leaves Blight BehindNeighbors argue that the blight left behind by the artist is worse than when the house was simply abandoned.
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.
Blight Removal Efforts Planned For Detroit's Brightmoor AreaAbout two dozen blighted homes on Detroit's northwest side are expected to be razed and scores of lots cleared as part of a project paid for with private donations.
Detroit Shows Improvement, Promise 1 Year Out Of BankruptcyA year after its exit from a brief but embarrassing bankruptcy, Detroit suddenly has something it long lacked: money to spend.
Blight Removal Efforts Planned For Detroit's Delray Area Near New International BridgeBlight eradication efforts in Detroit now include parts of a neighborhood near a planned commuter bridge linking Detroit and Windsor.