Blight Taskforce

The City of Scranton has created a Blight Taskforce which includes community organizations, city council representation, county land bank and others. The Blight Initiative first strives to rehabilitate properties, unless the property has passed the point of being salvaged.

In 2020, the City has demolished 11 properties due to their condition. See the before and after gallery of three homes successfully taking down.  The addresses include:

  • 814 Quincy Ave

  • 841-843 Quincy Ave

  • 1619 Price St​

  • 1516 Olive St

  • 814 Quincy Ave

  • 913-915 Eynon St

  • 1620 Pine St.

  • 1121 Stafford Ave 

  • 948 N. Main Ave 

  • 902 Quincy Ave 

  • 1012 Cedar Ave

  • 2939 Birney Ave 

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