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Regulating Landlords Who Rent Substandard Housing


The Christmas Eve fire in Franklinton that killed three people has sparked debate over substandard housing in central Ohio and landlord responsibilities to their tenants. How can public officials crack down on slumlords?


  • Richard Pfeiffer (Columbus City Attorney)
  • Andrew Levering (local landlord)
  • Loretta King (Housing Services Director, Columbus Urban League)
  • Emily Crabtree (Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Columbus)