Warren mayor wants to sell vacant lots for $1 - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Warren mayor wants to sell vacant lots for $1

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WARREN, Mich. (WJBK) - In Warren, more than a hundred vacant lots costing the city money to maintain. Now, Mayor Jim Fouts has come up with a plan beneficial to those living next door to the empty lots.

In the new plan, property owners will pay just $1 to purchase the adjacent vacant lot. The purchaser will be responsible for closing costs, which will not be more than $700. The purchaser will then pay additional property taxes of about $150 per year.

Fouts says the plan is also beneficial to the city, which will be relieved of cutting weeds and grass and shoveling snow.

To learn more or to inquire about one of the lots call (586) 574-4646.
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