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OKG Newsletter


Topic: blight

Identity crisis

The John F. Kennedy district near downtown Oklahoma City works to lift itself out of a past filled with crime and dilapidation.


News

Tim Farley
One historically black Oklahoma City community is transforming its neighborhood, which has been troubled with high levels of crime and dilapidated housing for decades.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Face value

It looks as though some land owners get monetary incentives to let things rot, according to those suffering from dropping property values.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Council members took the first step toward cleaning up vacant and abandoned homes and buildings, but not without protests from a group of realtors.
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Empty promises

Lobbyists and big money might contribute to the growing number of abandoned properties across the city.


News

Ben Felder
Banks and realtors successfully convinced the state Legislature this year to halt Oklahoma City’s effort to control the growing number of abandoned properties.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
 
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