Thousands of Detroit Homes “Revert” to Government Ownership

May 27, 2015

According to the Huffington Post, thousands of properties in Detroit will go from private to government ship through a process called “reversion” in tax foreclosures.

“It’s all part of the new normal for post-bankruptcy Detroit where the city’s debts are forgiven but their debtors are held to the harshest possible standards through water shut-offs and tax foreclosure,” The Huffington Post reports.

Just shy of 20,000 properties were subject to reversion this year.

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