Battle Creek blight

"The city of Battle Creek will use a $250,000 state grant it received last week to tear down 15 blighted properties. The grant is from the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority's Blight Elimination Program, which in this round gave a total of $3.8 million in funding to 19 applicants." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

$12.2-million in federal grant money since 2009 has helped pay for demolishing 350 homes across the city