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Boston tenants fight to keep low-income housing, despite wishes of landlord. African-Americans are leaving declining cities for the South, in record numbers, according to the New York Times. Most Americans think you shouldn’t walk away from your mortgage.  What do you think? More on the City’s refusal to pay lead-paint judgments — Maryland Senators aren’t […]

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New EPA Lead Rules Effective Today

From the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning: Today, the EPA Final Rule removing the “opt-out” provision goes into effect. Owner occupants are no longer able to opt-out contractors from having to use lead safe work practices in their home if there are no children under age 6 in the property. Release reiterates that EPA […]

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