Sadly, Miley and her wrecking ball aren't here to save urban core neighborhoods instead local outcry over landlord neglect remains a common theme.
Money line from a worthwhile community news report . . .
"Abandoned houses in the Indian Mound Neighborhood raise a lot of concern with community members as they create safety concerns to neighbors. One of the biggest concerns is the number of “squatters” abandoned houses draw to the urban neighborhood – people who have become displaced for any number of reasons, leaving them to seek shelter in unoccupied properties.
"Vacant lots or buildings with a dangerous label and boarded up windows can be seen on a number of blocks within the neighborhood. The City encourages owners of these neglected lots to tend to their property in order to keep the community safe and healthy, but landowners have often done little upkeep."
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The Abandoned Housing Act of Missouri declares that houses should have running water and working electricity and gas. However, not all houses in the Historic Northeast community have these necessities. Abandoned houses in the Indian Mound Neighborhood raise a lot of concern with community members as they create safety concerns to neighbors.