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Inside the Auction-Bound Homes of East English Village

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The city's plan to cheaply auction off vacant homes has clearly resonated beyond Detroit. Over 1,000 people descended upon East English Village yesterday afternoon for a tour of the twelve properties. Families wandered the sidewalks between open houses, mingling with residents happy to show off their neighborhood.
Every auction property seemed to contain a dozen people peering into closets and basements, figuring out exactly what needed to be fixed.

· Mapping the First Vacant Houses Available in Detroit's New 'Neighbors Wanted' Campaign [Curbed]
· City's 12 Auction-Bound Houses are Open this Sunday [Curbed]