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Group helping Detroiters keep foreclosed homes sets its sights on land bank

People living in homes owned by the Detroit Land Bank Authority should get a chance to buy them back.<p>That’s the message from the Tricycle Collective, …

Housing

Detroit getting $50 million to fight blight

<i>Detroit</i> — Michigan is splitting $75 million in federal funding between 12 cities, including nearly $50 million for Detroit, in its latest battle to …

Editorial: Genesee County Land Bank demonstrates successful use of state, federal resources

comments<p>GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- Since 2004, the Genesee County Land Bank has taken control of thousands of abandoned, uninhabitable homes and buildings …

Mayor hails success of homebuyer incentives

Baltimore has seen a "dramatic increase" in the number of homebuyers in the past four years, about a third of whom are new to the city, Mayor …

Home Ownership

City looking at hiking taxes on vacant properties

BRIDGEPORT -- Anyone familiar with the abandoned manufacturing plants and vacant lots scarring Connecticut's largest city has shared the same …

Lorain starts new vacant property registry for 2015

Lorain city officials hope a new vacant property registry will help the city keep track of what houses are sitting empty.<p>The new law also requires …

Real Estate