LOGANSPORT, Ind. (WLFI) - Last year, a housing master plan funded by the Logansport City Council determined some staggering numbers. The city has a need for a minimum of 250 new housing units and up to as many as 400 in the coming years.
30 new homes will be going on city-owned lots scattered throughout Logansport, and about 20 homes will be built on city-owned land near the intersection of High Street and Yorktown Road.
GARY, Ind.--The deal to keep all 3,900 jobs at the U.S. Steel plant in Gary has still not been finalized. Negotiations on just how much the city will offer in tax credits, are still going on, and the company's executives have commented that jobs still might be lost in a city that was founded by the company.
Fayette County has become a Broadband Ready Community, moving one step closer to possibly extending high speed internet service countywide.
JASONVILLE – For the second straight meeting, the blighted property issue was again front and center when the Jasonville City Council convened Monday for its March monthly meeting.
JASONVILLE--Discussion of a particular property in Jasonville at Monday’s City Council meeting opened a larger conversation about blighted properties and frustrations with the long process.
Blight elimination and prevention are essential to Gary resident’s health, safety, and welfare. The Love Your Block (LYB) program plans to make blight in Gary a thing of the past through collaboration with city government officials and residents.
The City of Gary, in collaboration with the Urban League of Northwest Indiana, will request proposals from certified block clubs to provide them with resources for high-impact projects that utilize volunteerism for neighborhood blight prevention and elimination.
With 28 blighted properties in Greene County cleared, the county is preparing to get the rest of those parcels back on the tax roll.
New homes will be going up across Logansport on 30 empty lots, many of which where blighted houses once stood.
The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority announced last week that it's recommending awarding tax credits to Indianapolis-based Crestline Development Co. to help fund the project. It will result in 15 affordable three-bedroom homes and 15 affordable four-bedroom homes throughout the city.
Columbus plans to tear down three homes in the city by the end of the month through its blight-elimination program.
The three homes targeted for demolition are at 925 9th St., 1461 California St. and 705 Werner St. The Columbus Board of Works on Tuesday approved a bid from Wooldridge Construction Group, based in Sellersburg, for $30,252 to tear down the homes.
The Kokomo Board of Public Works and Safety received bids Wednesday for the newest phase of the city’s Blight Elimination Demolition Project.