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The Housing and Citizen Services Department approves Pueblo's Voluntary Demolition Program

Posted at 5:13 PM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-23 19:13:59-05

PUEBLO — Pueblo City Officials have approved Pueblo's Voluntary Demolition Program.

The Housing and Citizen Services Department began its voluntary program with the goal of helping low to middle-income neighborhoods eliminate homes or other structures that are considered unpleasant in the community.

Pueblo City Officials hope to help put an end to squatters and improve the neighborhoods.

"Blighted properties affect a neighborhood drastically," said Bryan Gallagher, Director of Housing and Citizen Services in Pueblo. "Crime increases just by its presence, and the faster that we can address an issue, the better everyone in the neighborhood feels."

If you would like to support the Voluntary Demolition Program, contact Pueblo's City Code Enforcement Unit.