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Episode 91: Bill Pulte, Founder of Blight Authority, Solutions for Urban Decay/Crime

Topics:

  • Time to start thinking positively
  • Bill’s company is helping remove wide scale blight in Detroit
  • Detroit has 30,000 abandoned homes now owned by the government
  • Bill’s company cleared 10 city blocks of blight in just 10 days
  • Removed dangerous and dilapidated buildings where crime was flourishing
  • Result has been a natural reduction of crime, drugs, prostitution
  • Reducing blight significantly reduces the costs of police and fire services
  • Developer & manufacturer interest in the now cleared, inexpensive land
  • Key focus is using the land to provide jobs, improve economy
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