Ferguson’s 2016 consent decree curtailed code enforcement. Blight ensued

Ferguson is hurting. The cause, in part, is the 2016 consent decree signed with the Department of Justice after Michael Brown’s death that forced the city to change its housing code enforcement. It’s Ferguson’s African American homeowners who are being harmed the most.

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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on 11/26/19

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