Dismissed By Detroit, Blight Authority Begins Work In PontiacBill Pulte said they cleared about 1,000 lots in Detroit. Now, they'll help to revive Pontiac block by block.
Students Make Plea For City To Board-Up Or Tear Down Abandoned Homes Near SchoolOsborne High School students marched in the area of the school calling for abandoned homes nearby to be boarded-up.
Task Force Begins Work On Detroit Blight FightThe work is part of efforts announced last month by the administration of President Barack Obama to help Detroit.
7,000 Properties To Be Razed During Blight-Busting EffortA big effort was unveiled Monday in Detroit aimed at cleaning several neighborhoods of abandoned and dangerous homes.
Mich. To Get $100M To Demolish Vacant HousesThe pilot program to address blight was approved Thursday by the U.S. Treasury Department, according to Gov. Rick Snyder.
Tale Of Two Cities: "You Feel For The People, They Deserve Better"As the Midtown and downtown areas continue to thrive, many in the neighborhoods say fire safety is often a bigger concern than crime.
Firefighters Battle Blaze At Downriver Hoarder HouseA home, packed the the ceiling with junk, went up in flames Wednesday morning in Taylor.
Plan To Boost Detroit Neighborhoods Near Schools UnveiledThe state, city of Detroit and public school district are working on an initiative that will make schools the hub of a neighborhood's revitalization.
Arson Suspected In Trio Of House FiresDetroit fire officials suspect arson after three abandoned homes burned Wednesday on the city's east side.
Blighted Homes More Than An Eyesore For City ResidentsState Representative John Olumba ushered in to City Council homeowners from his northeast Detroit district who are fed up with the burned out and abandoned homes and lots that are overgrown with grass.
'Garden Of Eden' Appears Amid Detroit BlightIt's being called an oasis in the desert in one east side Detroit neighborhood littered with empty lots and abandoned homes.