While Flint, Michigan’s lead crisis has been making national headlines, in Cleveland this has been a major issue for years and now city council members are searching for answers and seeking accountability.
At their third meeting on this topic, city health officials gave an update on cases from the past 2 years which involved more than 340 homes which reportedly have been lead poisoned.
They have confirmed now that investigators in the past have closed more than a hundred of those homes, but the problem is people could still move into those vacant units at any time.
This is why several council members stressed the need and importance of code enforcement being a major priority this year.
City Councilman Mike Polensik was one that really got passionate on the matter.
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