Along St. Aubin near Gratiot, there were numerous abandoned homes and opened basements. Now, this 10-block area is nearly completely vacant land
Officials plan to demolish 600 vacant homes in Flint starting this week.
Hundreds of volunteers are expected to seal as many as 150 abandoned houses on Detroit’s west side.
More than 100 vacant homes in Detroit have their windows and doors freshly boarded up after a volunteer effort called the 100 Houses Project.
A new report suggests that Flint and Detroit suffer from more blight than New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Abandoned and neglected parts of Detroit are quickly becoming dumping grounds for the bodies of murder victims.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says he welcomes Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan to help stabilize Detroit neighborhoods near city schools.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says the city plans to tear down 1,500 dangerous and abandoned structures by the end of September.
Instead of letting them go to waste in the foreclosure crisis, Habitat Oakland and partners will rehabilitate 6 vacant homes in Southfield for families who could not otherwise afford their own.
A local business leader has a plan to demolish vacant and dilapidated homes that have been plaguing Detroit for years.
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