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Heritage House, the low-income, high-rise apartment building, was shut down by the city in 2014 for substandard conditions and unpaid bills. (LYNN HEY/News & Record)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — More than half the owners of apartments at Heritage House have accepted offers from the city for their properties.

As of Friday, owners of 93 units at the condemned apartment building had accepted offers of purchases from the city. That’s about two dozen more than had accepted the offers two weeks ago, according to Hanna Cockburn, manager of the city’s long-range and strategic planning division.

“We’re just over halfway,” she said. “We anticipate some (acceptances) to continue to come in over the next few months.”

Read more: Greensboro News & Record