Blight Authority targets nuisance properties for demolition

By , Guest Columnist Updated: February 26, 2020 4:05 AM CT | Published: February 26, 2020 4:05 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Leslie Smith

Leslie Smith is executive director of Blight Authority of Memphis Inc. Previously she served as the advocacy and engagement program manager for BLDG Memphis.

The Blight Authority hears reports that range from structurally unsafe homes with gaping holes that serve as playgrounds for neighborhood children to accounts of bulk pesticides to ward off the rodents and pests that inhabit abandoned properties. 


Blight Authority of Memphis Inc. Local Land Bank Act


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