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A disturbing trend…

Lately I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in the inner-city. More and more fire damaged houses are staying vacant and boarded up.

I was giving a tour of Windsor yesterday to a reader from Wales, who is in Canada on vacation, and hunting down some family history.

Throughout our drive, I saw more houses that were burned out and boarded up than in years past. Usually in the past, these houses would be quickly demolished, why is it that some of these aren’t? The house in today’s photo is located on Niagara St., and has been in this condition for well over a year…

Anyone know why these rotting burned out hulks are left standing? Shame on the city for allowing this to happen.

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