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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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