The scale of blight in Detroit is massive.
Detroit Blight Removal Task Force: Strucures in need of intervention June 2014
The 2014 Detroit Blight Removal Task Force report identified 40,077 blighted structures, and an additional 38,429 structures with strong indicators that they would become blighted in the future.
The map above illustrates properties in need of intervention as defined by the blight removal task force. The blue properties are those which the task force recommended for removal, the green properties require further research and community engagement to determine which blight remediation technique is appropriate.
78,000 structures, 29% of all structures in the city, are in need of intervention in order to restore neighborhoods, attract investment, and stabilize decades of decline.