Last Link Roundup of 2012!

A recap of all the newsworthy links in 2012. January Early in 2012, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was grilled by the MD Legislature about the status of the city’s lead paint judgements.  The city was refusing to pay, saying the judgement would bankrupt the city — a shame they didn’t think about that before allowing children […]

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As you can imagine, folks in Cleveland are tired of slumlords, too.  And they had some words for an absentee slumlord who lives in Florida. In New York, an attorney was convicted on multiple counts of mortgage fraud, but the NY Attorney General lost a few counts, despite testimony from the attorney’s employees. An office […]

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After losing an almost-$4 million grant because they didn’t bother to file in time, the City says it’s reworking its lead-paint removal program. A once-grand Brooklyn (NY) neighborhood is now a blighted mess and a battleground between the government and preservationists. More fighting over blighted homes — this time, in New Orleans. Metal thieves — […]

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