It starts with loosely maintained properties. Soon it appears nobody cares about their neighborhood.
Blighted properties are not in compliance with municipal building code. Overgrown grass, broken windows, and unkempt and ragged flora begin to take over.
Graffiti may ensue. Vermin find a home and the lot may become a dumping site for garbage and tires. Most importantly, these structures negatively impact our property values.
Unfortunately, Sharon has blight.