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Detroit Struggles to Clean Up Abandoned Homes

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Detroit Struggles to Clean Up Abandoned Homes

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Detroit Struggles to Clean Up Abandoned Homes

Detroit Struggles to Clean Up Abandoned Homes

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Many Detroit streets are lined with derelict, abandoned buildings — vesitages of a once-thriving middle class that deserted the city for the suburbs over the past decades. The city has made some efforts to demolish decaying structures, and even build new housing, but progress is slow. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.