City officials announce plan to clean up commercial blight - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

City officials announce plan to clean up commercial blight

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(WMC-TV) – Blighted homes are a constant problem in Memphis. Mayor A. C. Wharton made a commitment when he took office to find a solution to blight.

On Friday, Wharton, Memphis City Council members and other officials announced plans to demolish or clean up commercial properties.

They also announced a plan to find the owners of blighted commercial properties and seek legal authority to mitigate them. Some of the properties include Winchester Gardens, Walter Simmons Estates and Wooddale Condominiums.

Tonight on Action News 5 at 5, Lauren Squires talks with the Mayor and neighbors about the plan to fix blight in their neighborhood.

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