Detroit Mayor Dave Bing last week unveiled a public-private partnership to tackle demolition of the countless vacant and blighted buildings across the city.

Bing touted the Detroit Blight Authority during his state of the city address last week. The DBA is headed by Bill Pulte, chief executive officer of Pulte Capital Partners and grandson of William Pulte, founder of Pulte Homes, a Detroit-based company that was one of the country's largest home builders.

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