(WXYZ) - The Detroit Public School district is looking for buyers for 20 of its buildings. The hope is that the schools can be redeveloped to help anchor the neighborhoods, rather than being left vacant.
The sites are being showcased in an event called "Old Schools, New Uses." The conference is being held at the Sacred Heart Seminary, starting at 8 a.m.
The real estate conference will include information on how to purchase the properties, potential uses, and possible tax credits. The district will also guide buyers on how to acquire permits for redevelopment.
DPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts and City Council President Charles Pugh are both expected to speak at the event.
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