blight reduction

Flint to Receive Over $20 Million in Federal Funds to Fight Blight
Governor Rick Snyder has announced the distribution of $100 million in federal funds to help fight blight in five cities across the state. Flint, Detroit, Pontiac, Saginaw and Grand Rapids will split the money to fund large-scale projects to stabilize neighborhoods, preserve property values and figh…
Michigan Senate Pass Blight Reduction Bills
Senator Virgil Smith (D-Detroit) praised passage of a package of bills that would give cities more power to fight blight occurring in their neighborhoods. The five-bill package had the bipartisan sponsorship from Senators Smith, Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge), Tonya Schuitmaker (R-Lawton), Tupac A...