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Housing Recovery Still Lagging On Cleveland's East Side

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There are some positive signs of recovery from the 2008 housing crash in Cuyahoga. But not on Cleveland's East Side, where homes still sell for less than a third of what they did before the crash. What happens when blight removal funding for the Cuyahoga County Land Bank runs out next year? Discussion on The Sound of Ideas. Later, we’ll meet Dr. Carl Allamby, a 47 year old car mechanic-turned-doctor who inspired the nation.

-Frank Ford, Senior Policy Advisor, Western Reserve Land Conservancy 

-Anthony Brancatelli, Ward 12, Cleveland City Council & Chair, Cuyahoga Land Bank Board of Directors 

-Barbara Anderson, Chair, Greater Cleveland Reinvestment Coalition 

-Dr. Carl Allamby, Emergency Medicine Resident, Cleveland Clinic Akron General 

Rachel is the supervising producer for Ideastream Public Media’s morning public affairs show, the “Sound of Ideas.”