My father has a rental property in the city of Detroit that was knocked down in error. Taxes are still being paid and h was still paying a water bill for a while after. He has missed out on money in the years that have passed b/c he has no tenant since the home no longer exists.
He is still paying taxes on the land.
Before this happened, he’d gone over to the home to cut the grass and noticed the address was changed. The original plate was removed and another was put in its place. He fixed it but the next time he came to cut the grass the entire house was gone.
He recently retired from the police force where he’d been working double shifts for yrs in addition to managing nine properties he owns himself. He hasn’t had time to persue the matter but now that he has retired he’s ready but doesn’t know how to proceed.
Your father needs to engage an attorney and provide all of the details. It should like the demolition took place some time ago. There a legal limitations on the time he would have within which to file a complaint. Good luck.
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