Coming Soon: "Forced Out"
Like many urban centers across the country, Washington has undergone an economic resurgence over the past decade, bringing new development into neighborhoods and transforming aging apartment buildings into upscale condominiums. But that celebrated renewal has come at a price: landlords have forced hundreds of families out of apartments, thwarting longstanding city laws meant to protect tenants. In an investigation that The Post will publish in the coming days, reporters Debbie Cenziper and Sarah Cohen describe how some landlords have emptied buildings with harsh and potentially illegal tactics, and how the city government has made it possible.
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Posted by: Southern Girl | March 7, 2008 10:25 PM