More cash for neighborhood cleanup approved as abandoned houses continue to proliferate. Here's a glimpse at the latest chapter in the ongoing battle to improve a problem that big banks and slumlords have let linger. Take a look:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - More than two dozen homes on the eastside of Kansas City, Missouri, could get a makeover. Thanks to a new grant program, nearly $500,000 is up for grabs from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines.