Study Finds Turning Blighted Areas Into Green Space Can Help Reduce StressA study by researchers at Penn Medicine found turning them into green space can help reduce physical stress.
Camden Begins 18 Month 'Crime Factory' Demolition ProcessThese are not fixer-uppers. They're what Camden County Congressman Donald Norcross calls "the worst of the worst" -- structurally-deficient properties that drug dealers take over.
Philadelphia's Abandoned Properties Get A Second Chance"Conservatorship allows us the legal authority to enter the property, stabilize it, and rehabilitate it to provide a high quality housing option," says Anuj Gupta, executive director of Mt. Airy USA.
Mayor Nutter: Philadelphia 'Sick And Tired Of Blight'The city of Philadelphia has announced new initiatives to fight blight. Mayor Michael Nutter held a press conference in Port Richmond Monday afternoon to put all Philadelphia property owners on notice.
Officials Address Blight With Germantown Residents Philadelphia's licenses and inspections commissioner, during a tour of a Germantown neighborhood, assured some frustrated homeowners that the city was dealing with 'nuisance' properties that bring the whole block down.