619 & 621 E. Burnett Ave., Louisville

These two boarded-up houses, at 619 and 621 E. Burnett Ave., have been sitting vacant and in disrepair for many months, and there are no noticeable renovations under way. Epic Homes LLC purchased the property at 619 in the spring of 2007 for $52,500. In February 2008, Leon Joyce bought the crumbling residence next door for the bargain price of $15,000.