Audit: Anti-blight programs in 6 states need more oversight

April 21, 2015 10:57 AM

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An audit says the U.S. Treasury Department needs better oversight of federally funded blight removal programs in six states including Michigan.

The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press report the audit from Special Inspector General Christy Romero reiterates concerns she offered in January. Romero says the Treasury Department should keep a closer eye on funds initially set aside for helping homeowners avoid foreclosure.

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