This Tudor has seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, 69 windows and a historic address. It’s also listed for $1,000.
This isn’t a joke, but part of a plan in Detroit to battle one of the city’s largest problems: blight. With widespread abandonment and nearly 80,000 vacant city-owned structures, the city has begun selling nicer properties in an online housing auction designed to strengthen communities.
The Building Detroit home auction started earlier this month, and the city has already auctioned off several homes, all starting at $1,000, though bids have pushed most final prices above $30,000. Most homes, too, need extensive and costly work done to make them livable.
But the latest round of houses, released Monday, includes some real stunners, like…