North Las Vegas is planning to demolition 20 homes in an effort to remove blight, fire hazards and criminal activity in several neighborhoods.
Interim City Manager Qiong Liu announced Thursday plans to spend $400,000 to bring down vacant houses. The city will start with 10 homes that have been a particular nuisance.
According to the city, the fire department has responded to at least one fire at each of the properties and some have had as many as three. The police department has responded to 142 calls for service at the same properties.
The initial properties are:
- 2520 Arrowhead Street
- 1913 and 2017 Balzar Avenue
- 2130 Crawford Street
- 2113 Hassell Avenue
- 3500 Lillis Avenue
- 108, 808, and 2800 E Tonopah Avenue
- 1301 E. Webb Avenue