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Columbus mayor:  City will spend money to demolish unsafe vacant homes. In Chicago, a young girl was raped at gunpoint between two vacant homes in the West Englewood neighborhood.  Neighbors say the vacants are more than just a threat to property values, and they want action. Instead of paying lead paint lawsuit judgments, the city’s […]

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$41 million in tax dollars will benefit developers, if BDC and the City has their way. SE Baltimore will see more low- and very low-income housing, thanks to a grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York. If one of my children turned up dead in a Baltimore housing project, you’d better believe […]

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Columbus, Ohio Slumlord Watch Group Makes the News

The dedicated folks who started the Columbus, Ohio slumlord watch group made their local news — you can watch the video and read the accompanying article here.  They’re also on Facebook — if you live in the area and want to support their efforts, you should get involved!

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