... the demolition of blighted properties, the U.S. Department of Treasury approved the use of $75 million toward the Blight Elimination Program (BEP).
MUNCIE, Ind. — The city of Muncie's blight removal program took another step forward this week with bids taken on razing 54 more structures. The city's blight ... The city got $4 million in two blight-elimination awards in 2014 through the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority. The first ...
MUNCIE, Ind. — The city's blight elimination effort has taken another step with the opening of bids for demolition of another 14 blighted properties.
The city Board of Works and Public Safety opened bids from two companies, RSO Construction of Anderson and Shroyer Brothers of Muncie, on 14 properties. Contacts could be awarded in the board's July 19 meeting.
MUNCIE, Ind. — Five down, hundreds to go.
After years of delays to begin using $4 million in federal blight removal funds, the city of Muncie has torn down the first five dilapidated houses of hundreds on its list to be demolished.
Muncie, IN – Muncie officials gathered last week at the site of a blighted property at 1530 East 1st Street, commencing the city’s official launch of Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program (BEP).
Statewide, the program has made a total of $75 million in blight elimination funds available to reduce foreclosures through stabilization of residential property values. Last week’s demolition was the beginning of Muncie’s effort to fight blight with these funds, taken from the total of $4 million allocated to Muncie. These funds will be used to demolish, deconstruct, green and maintain more than 200 blighted properties in Muncie.