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The Cost of Vacant Houses, Collapses and Demolition

December 9, 2011
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The Cost of Vacant Houses, Collapses and Demolition

The Baltimore Sun‘s Jamie Smith Hopkins, citing this GAO report (pdf download), says Baltimore would need to spend about $180 million to demolish all its dangerous vacant buildings and clear the lots: Officials in Baltimore, Detroit, and Chicago, in particular, stated that the resources required to demolish the large number of long-term vacant properties...
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Demolition Plan Name-checks Baltimore

June 17, 2009
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A London Telegraph story reposted to Alternet claims Baltimore is on a list of 50 U.S. cities that may be radically culled through massive demolition of abandoned housing. The idea seems to be the brainchild of Flint, Mich. treasurer Dan Kildee, who is said to be knocking down whole neighborhoods in the interest of...
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