blighted area


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blighted area

Any area which has become an economic and aesthetic liability to a community.
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MABEL WALKER, URBAN BLIGHT AND SLUMS 5 (1938) (defining a blighted area as "[a]n area in which deteriorating forces have obviously reduced economic and social values to such a degree that widespread rehabilitation is necessary to forestall the development of an actual slum condition); see also FOGELSON, supra note 10, at 354-58 (explaining that officials sought to reframe the characterization of blight so as to allow slum areas to be put to their "best and highest use," rather than to be slated solely for new and improved low-income housing).
Midnight dumping" was also a problem in the blighted area, and indeed had fouled part of Beatrice's land with wastes which it was clear had not come from its own operations.
Completed last year, the $40 million project provides 133 units of affordable housing in the 3rd Street corridor, a formerly blighted area with vacant buildings and a high crime rate.
GARDNER - A change started by a local senior citizen in the late 1970s may help restore a blighted area near Union Square and transportation services to the region.
But as well as dragging villains from their homes in organised raids, the longer-term plan is for heightened police activity in this blighted area of Middlesbrough.
Besides having to meet certain characteristics, multiple properties can be taken by eminent domain if they also meet certain geographic conditions related to the blighted area as it pertains to the redevelopment area.
Where stems begin to die, they should be cut an inch or two below the blighted area.
The formerly blighted area is part of the Village's major redevelopment effort to revitalize the downtown.
Although nonblighted property can be condemned when necessary to redevelop a truly blighted area, there was no evidence of social liability with respect to any part of the block, according to the court.
For a blighted area, we attract the fee-paying students to private schools in the immediate area surrounded by Princes and Sefton Parks.
A city or county may identify a blighted area, create a redevelopment project plan to counter that blight, and create a TIF district to implement that plan and complete the redevelopment project.
The site of Aston Science Park was once derelict land in a previously blighted area of Birmingham.