Five ‘zombies’ down, many more to go — Opinion

Medford’s city government deserves credit for taking on the “zombie house” issue that has plagued many cities in the wake of the Great Recession. It should not rest on its laurels, but rather use its initial success as motivation to actively clean up problem properties elsewhere in the city.

The City Council heard last week that after five derelict properties were threatened with receivership in March, action was taken to improve or demolish the structures.

Source: Five ‘zombies’ down, many more to go