Vacant land auction in Detroit called a mistake

Sep 16, 2012 Full story: Detroit Free Press

Some critics question whether the annual Wayne County treasurer's auction of tax-foreclosed properties is the best way to deal with vacant land, such as this lot in Detroit.

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Gaylord, MI

#1 Sep 16, 2012
Does anyone in government, be it city, state, etc. EVER look at all facets of any action?
All they see is $$ for "deals" and never once consider ramifications...idiots, every one of them.

Livonia, MI

#2 Sep 16, 2012
The old model worked better in the past when vacant properties were worth something and only dotted the landscape. From the top down city and county management is stuck in the 50's and their pay is in the next century.

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