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.
WOSU News Archives For: July 23, 2012
The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded the face of the franchise to the New York Rangers.
A new look at Ohio’s housing market shows slight price increases only in Columbus and Springfield during the first half of 2012. Researcher and former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, says Ohio’s housing bust in the last five years was caused mostly by job losses.
The Franklin County Land Bank has received an $8.2 million grant to help buy and tear down or refurbish nuisance properties. But administrators still aren’t sure when work will begin.
Ohio higher education officials have voted unanimously to urge the state’s public campuses to ban use of all tobacco products, both indoors and outdoors.