(CBS DETROIT) – Proposal N is about Detroit neighborhoods and cleaning up the eyesore driving property values down in the city. But some community advocates are calling on Detroiters to vote no on the $250 million bond proposal while telling city officials to go back to the drawing board on a new demolition plan.

There are 22,000 abandoned homes in the city of Detroit.

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Under the Neighborhood Improvement Plan—also known as Proposal N —Mayor Mike Duggan says 8,000 homes can be saved and another 8,000 will be torn down – with no tax increase.

But opponents are making bold claims and calling Proposal N a sham.

“One of the reasons that this opposition was formed is because of the overappraisal, a minimum of $600 million in over-appraisal of Detroit properties that resulted in thousands of properties being foreclosed upon,” said Political Analyst and 910 AM Radio Host Sam Riddle.

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Back in July Mayor Duggan presented Proposal N’s goals to create jobs for Detroit contractors and prioritize restoring structurally sound homes and tackle blight.

“Every year we a thousand of those good houses. We lose them to vandals. We lose them to arson. We lose them to the weather,” said Duggan.

“ Detroiters cannot trust mayor Duggan’s administration again in terms of what is viewed by some as a property tax scam to get another $250 million,” said Riddle.

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If Proposal N passes Nov. 3, City Council will have oversight of the program, not the Detroit Landbank Authority.