Housing Blight

Housing Blight

Living in Misery: About the project

A disaster at a central Fresno apartment complex last fall forced public attention on a problem that has beset California’s fifth-largest city for more than a century: substandard housing. Tenants of low-income apartments are the victims of landlords who collect rent but don’t maintain safe and healthy housing.

Fresno's first substandard housing takeover is rehabbed and ready for resale

Mayor Lee Brand is committed to fixing Fresno's blighted housing problem.