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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

New Blight Rules ???

Jennifer Farwell, president of the Mid-City Neighborhood Association, urged a more public process. She said community stakeholders should have a chance to weigh in, in case the city is considering forgiving a lien on a property whose owner has a history of shirking responsibility.

She also bemoaned the city's propensity for forgiving liens so blighted houses can be purchased and simply demolished.

"Vacant lots do not revitalize this city," she said.

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