Thursday, December 07, 2000

$50K allotted for apartments




The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Cincinnati City Council approved $50,000 in emergency funding Wednesday to help manage more than a dozen Over-the-Rhine buildings that a private developer walked away from.

        New Prospect Development Co. will maintain and oversee operations at 17 buildings until the city figures out a way to end a dispute between two companies and the city that has left 50 tenants unsure whether they'll be evicted.

        The city has worked with Legal Aid to reverse earlier orders that utilities be turned off. The tenants thought they would be evicted when the building owner, Debenhan LLC, said it would return the buildings to the previous owner, Owning the Realty.

        But Owning the Realty is essentially a defunct corporation with its properties in foreclosure, property taxes unpaid and allegations that it misspent almost $1 million in federal grant money. The city has sued to recoup the money.

       



Numbers dwindle, memories never die
Tristate man has recipe to keep pandas thriving
Deal would keep tourney in Mason
Gas costs leap, bills will, too
PULFER: Early retirees
Work on I-275 to airport near end
Ballpark's steel likely to cost more
N. Avondale center means troubled teens won't have to leave town
Olympics tax fund backup sought
Rare infection mimicking flu kills Hamilton girl, 8
City Council seat sits empty
- $50K allotted for apartments
Charity embezzler may get 10-12
Chopper slams hill; cause remains unclear
City to charge KKK for police to protect cross on square
Deerfield Twp. gives in; apartments to go up
God in Ohio motto argued in court
Health plan takes applicants
Hike in school spending proposed
Lakota schools treasurer given raise
Lebanon might expand city staff
Mailers brace for back-breaker time
McConnell funding term ends
McConnell leads way on presidential inaugural
Moeller grad assists sea rescue
Plan would help students remain eligible for sports
Pupils serve meals to elders
'St. Nick' delivers goodies to kids
Talawanda Board weighs reinstating Latin classes
Two more cable channels offered
Tristate A.M. Report