Steel Valley Council of Governments http://wesa.fm en Report: Blighted Properties Costing Allegheny County Millions of Dollars Each Year http://wesa.fm/post/report-blighted-properties-costing-allegheny-county-millions-dollars-each-year <p>Blighted properties not only are an eyesore for neighborhoods and communities, but also they cost homeowners and local governments millions of dollars, according to a new report from Delta Development Group Inc.</p><p>&ldquo;The annual impact of these problem properties for our 41 communities is actually over $254 million a year, which is enormous,&rdquo; said An Lewis, executive director of the Steel Valley Council of Governments, one of the groups that commissioned the report.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:51:58 +0000 Deanna Garcia 17463 at http://wesa.fm