By Christine MacDonald
Residents and business owners fed up with dilapidated buildings and the city's inaction have started to sue absentee property owners to get results.
Two nonprofits in the city recently launched projects helping community members file lawsuits against neighbors who have nuisance properties, hoping a judge will order improvements and impose fines if they aren't done.
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