Economic Hunting and Gardening in Cincinnati

A group of neighbors realized that the neighborhood was beginning to deteriorate as cheap houses on their block were being bought by absentee slum lords who would then rent the properties to unsavory individuals. Drugs had become a particular problem. So they created a neighborhood organization and when the next home appeared on the market they passed a hat around and collected enough money to buy the house themselves.


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