Omaha Together One Community wants both candidates to commit $1 million a year to the problem.
The city has 748 houses on its demolition list. On average, it costs the city about $12,000 to knock down a house -- but neighbors say it's worth every penny.
"There's just been a lot of riffraff in and out of the house," said Crystal Blanton, who lives next door to one such house near 34th and Burt streets...."
Community Seeks Funds For House Demolitions, KETV-7 ABC
Call for Urban Renewal, Channel 6 News
Community Group Wants More Money To Tear Down Vacant Homes, FOX 42 Omaha News