Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
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The number of foreclosure filings in Ohio ballooned by nearly 24% last year. The problem has brought together a group of two dozen lawmakers, business leaders and others to figure out what can be done to help homeowners who losing their homes and to stop it from happening to others.
Swine, sheep, beef, poultry and horse exhibitors met Tuesday with Ohio Expo Center officials to give their input on where a new state fairgrounds building should be located. The legislature allocated $14 million during the last session to construct a new building. Now the Expo Center must decide what kind of building it should be and where it should go.