ANDERSON – The smell of sawdust and freshly mixed cement filled the air Wednesday morning as Anderson residents continued to build a new home in their community.
Volunteers with the Habitat for Humanity of Madison County pounded away at the foundation of what will eventually support a new house for a single mother of three at 2804 Fairview St.
Blighted structures formerly on ReVere Homes sites weren't properly razed
The Logansport City Council recently approved the expenditure of up to $475,000 for the remediation of properties in the Blight Elimination Program (BEP) that were not properly razed.
At their meeting Monday evening, council members suspended the rules and unanimously passed an ordinance on second reading authorizing the use of up to $300,000 from the Rainy Day fund and up to $175,000 from the CEDIT fund to remediate properties in the BEP program — a statewide program designed to allow municipalities to demolish blighted properties and offer a variety of end uses for the newly cleared properties, including green space and redevelopment.