The Craig Fahle Show

Squatters Near The Fairgrounds

Thursday, October 7, 2013

Photo Courtesy Of: Detroit Free Press

A commune of squatters living in one of Detroit's roughest areas are facing a bit of backlash from their neighbors. A small, but growing, group of peace-loving folk set up shop in a few vacant houses in the neighborhood. They are growing gardens and working to fix up the dilapidated buildings. Although their intentions have been mostly good as neighborhood investment, they’re still squatters living without running water, electricity or gas. John Carlisle from the Free Press profiled the community, it’s troubles and obstacles.

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