Newflash: Dangerous Abandoned Buildings Still Blight Kansas City

In the midst of a housing crisis another ongoing dilemma plagues this cowtown: Vacant buildings & houses that need to be torn down.

An optimistic view of the problem . . .

"A push to demolish 800 properties on the dangerous buildings list from 2016 to 2018 was successful, but the city is still in the process of paying off the debt incurred by the $10 million project."

Translation: There's no cash to clean up the urban core. 

Read more via news link to an essay that, sadly, doesn't solve this longstanding problem . . .

'I'm praying they tear this down': Dangerous properties owned by KCMO's Land Bank draw frustration

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