On 20th November 2013, Middlesbrough Borough Council announced that 201 homes in Phase 2b of the Gresham area were to be improved instead of demolished.   The Council admitted that it would have needed to borrow £14 million to demolish the 201 homes in Phase 2b. Instead a £1.2 million package of assistance will be put in place for residents, landlords and businesses in Phase 2b:  Homeowners will receive a grant of up to £6,000 for home...