For more, see Robert M. Beckley, “Flint Michigan and the Cowboy Economy: Deconstructing Flint,“ Taubman College of Architecture + Planning, The University of Michigan, ; Nancey Green Leigh and Lynn M. Patterson, “Deconstructin to Redevelop: A Sustainable Alternative to Mechanical Demolition,“ Journal of the American Planning Association 72, no. 2 (Spring 2006): 217-25; and Mayor of Indianapolis, Abandoned Housing Initiative, Vacant Housing Project,

(Wes Janz is currently working on a project funded by the Ruth Mott Foundation and Genesee County Research Institute, determining if the amount of waste taken to a landfill after a house demolition in Flint can be reduced.)