July 8th, 2016
The Daily News
Published 7:18 am Friday, July 8, 2016
Just after 8 p.m. Wednesday, the house at 322 Caswell Ave. got something it hadn’t had in a long time — an owner.
It’s not clear who owned the home or when anyone last lived at the address. The unassuming residence is today hidden behind weeds as tall as a person. A window is broken. Around the side of the home, underneath the carport, a door stands open. The smell of mildew hangs in the summer heat. But all that could change thanks to a bidder and the CivicSource program. Earlier this year, the city board allowed CivicSource, a private company, to auction off abandoned homes in Bogalusa.