Contractor Charged With Attempting To Defraud Detroit Land BankA local contractor has been charged with a felony for allegedly over billing Detroit's Land Bank Authority.
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.
No Drug Houses Seized In 1st Year Of Detroit ProgramA plan announced last year to seize drug houses from their owners hasn't resulted in any properties being confiscated.
Businessman Drops Plan To Buy Thousands Of Vacant Detroit HomesHerb Strather has dropped plans to buy 6,350 vacant houses and lots he earlier claimed in a tax foreclosure auction.
Occupied Detroit Land Bank Homes Pose ChallengeThose living in the homes can include squatters, renters or former owners who didn't pay their taxes.
Marygrove Neighborhood Next On City's List - Addressing Blighted Homes For AuctionThose bidding may qualify for a $25,000 forgivable loan -- money that will be wiped off the books if the owner lives in the home for five years.
Detroit Neighbors Claim High Bidders Aren't Taking Care Of Properties Won At Auction"They want the house, but they don't want to take care of the outside, and they expect everyone else to."
Detroit's Home Auction Going Once, Going Twice ...Over a dozen houses are currently listed on the city's new land bank website. Today, the home up for bid is at 4184 Bishop, near Mack and Outer Drive, on Detroit's east side.