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Milwaukee committee favors pausing deconstruction policy, after blight spread in 2018

After seeing the number of condemned properties increase in the city last year, Milwaukee officials voted on Tuesday to recommend postponement for a city policy requiring contractors to deconstruct rather than demolish historic houses.

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Critical of Milwaukee’s deconstruction policy, Barrett vetoes plan to set aside $1.5M more to combat blight

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has vetoed a budget amendment that would support a newly enacted city policy requiring the deconstruction — rather than demolition — of historic houses, saying the policy has hindered the redevelopment of blighted properties.

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