How to rent smart or deal with difficult landlords -- advice from experts

Posted January 16, 2016 by Rachel Dissell -

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Below are a tips from experts at Legal Aid Society and Cleveland Tenants Organization on renting and tenants' rights. What's below might help avoid situations like ones in this story, about the Brown... read more

City officials 'optimistic' about troubled lead poisoning program

Posted January 14, 2016 by Rachel Dissell -

CLEVELAND, Ohio-- Cleveland public health officials said they are 'optimistic' about the prospects of turning around the city's troubled lead poisoning program and digging itself out of a backlog of thousands of potentially unresolved cases... read more

Five things you should know about renting

Posted January 11, 2016 by Judy Stringer -

Landing an apartment, especially if it's your first time, can be a stressful endeavor. On one hand, it's exciting to think about life in a new space. On the other hand, finding the right apartment... read more

Former Cleveland Health director says she tried to turn around chronically troubled lead program

Posted December 03, 2015 by Rachel Dissell -

CLEVELAND, Ohio -– Former Cleveland Public Health Director Toinette Parrilla said she asked for more staff and resources to turn around the city's chronically troubled lead poisoning program during her 18-month tenure. Parrilla, who recently resigned... read more

Commodore Place Apartments, after $8.7 million sale, will remain mixed-income housing

Posted December 01, 2015 by Michelle Jarboe -

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Commodore Place Apartments will remain one of the cheapest addresses in a neighborhood where rents are climbing, after a recent sale of the property to a nonprofit real estate developer. The Community... read more