An Indiana city is selling $1 homes to save itself from decay. Here’s what you can get for the money.

The city of Gary, Indiana, is selling a handful of homes for just $1, but buyers are expected to renovate them within one year.  The Dollar Home Program is part of a strategy to reverse decades of urban blight, which has plagued the city since the decline of the steel industry in the 1960s.  About a third of homes in Gary are unoccupied or abandoned, but the government remains optimistic that it can breathe

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