Terre Haute recently participated in the Blight Elimination Program, a federal program that the state of Indiana administers. The city received $1.7 million and eventually razed about 65 properties.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind., March 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Terre Haute, Ind., and its program partner, the Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment, have approved 27 vacant/blighted residential properties for demolition through Round Two of Indiana’s Blight Elimination Program (BEP).
The Department of Redevelopment has already completed the acquisition and demolition of approximately 30 residential structures with funds awarded to the city by the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority (IHCDA)’s Blight Elimination Program. The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Hardest Hit Fund, aims to revitalize neighborhoods in cities across the state.