For the hungry in some Columbus neighborhoods, emergency food supplies will be only a text away. The city will spend $135,000 to help to create a mobile scheduling program for selected food pantries.
Everywhere you turn there are incentives to entice home-buying there’s the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit, for instance. Some realtors tout the low interest rates. But some local condo sellers are getting very creative to drive home a sale. a new car.
For many people the housing market is not the best place to be right now. It’s almost inevitable that at least once a day one will hear something about home foreclosures, the credit crunch and the R word – that’s recession. In this report, WOSU takes a look at how the nation’s economy is affecting the condominium market in Franklin County.