The Emptiest City

Buffalo is the emptiest city in the state of New York, with 15.7 percent of its housing standing vacant. The problem is spreading to the nearby suburbs.

Phil Fairbanks reports on the growing problem of suburban vacancies:

"Vacancy rates are even higher in some of the county's southernmost communities, such as Evans. Officials suspect much of the problem there is due to the large number of summer cottages, as well as an aging population.

Nowhere in New York is the problem as severe as it is in Buffalo."

Full Story: City keeps its status as state's emptiest


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