Midwestern cities demolishing tens of thousands of abandoned homes

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Abandoned homes in three Midwestern states are being torn down to reduce crime and help boost the real estate market.

December 31, 2014

Cities in Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan are demolishing tens of thousands of abandoned homes to reduce crime and reverse falling real estate prices. Once meant for fixing up blighted homes, funds from the U.S. Department of Treasury’s $7.6 billion Hardest Hit Fund is paying for the demolition. Counties are kicking in additional funding as the newly vacant lots are converted to green spaces.

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