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Flint plans to demolish 600 abandoned houses

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(11/28/12) - Six hundred vacant houses in Flint are coming down in the next few months, and the demolition is now officially underway.

Flint is using federal dollars and teaming up with the Genesee County Landbank to get the job done.

The money comes from neighborhood stabilization dollars and the hope is knocking down these homes will create safer a safer place for children to play, people to live and businesses to grow.

Flint and the land bank are submitting a blight elimination grant proposal to the state for $5  million in additional demolition dollars.

 

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