This week's Martin column describes neighborhood groups' frustration with Go Invest Wisely, a Utah company that gobbled up dozens of foreclosed homes in Kansas City.
Last month, Legal Aid of Western Missouri sent Go Invest Wisely a letter asking the company to sell or repair of its inventory of houses, many of which were bought for $7,000 and less. Legal Aid asked the company to respond by November 13, but the deadline passed without action.
I took a look at some of the vacant houses Go Invest Wisely owns. The images aren't pretty. Click here for a slideshow.