City council faces divided Detroit residents ahead of blight bond proposal vote

Detroiters had time to weigh in on Mayor Mike Duggan's two-hundred and fifty million dollar bond proposal to demolish empty blighted homes. Following a scathing report from the Auditor General, who found several problems with the blight demolition program, several city councilmembers and residents remain unconvinced the plan to speed up the program is the best idea.

Duggan's $250 million blight bond proposal under fire at city council meeting Tuesday

A 250 million dollar bond proposal put forth by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan was debated by residents and council members in front of the city council on Tuesday. While its plan would be to eradicate blight throughout the city in five years, a blistering report from the Auditor General last week pointed out several problems with the city's demolition program.