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America needs out of the box thinking to solve housing crisis
Cleveland Federal Reserve hosting summit to find ideas
by WKSU's KEVIN NIEDERMIER


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If America is going to move beyond its housing crisis, policy makers must move beyond current thinking. That's the theme of this week's Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's annual policy summit which runs through Thursday
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Youngstown has torn down house after house. What would have been a much better solution would be to have "sold" these houses for a dollar to families that are currently renting. A proud home-owner will mow the lawn, fix the roof and stay in a city where they would otherwise leave. They could have also had a screening process that would weed out certain people that would use the homes as crack-houses. I think this would have been a much better solution as opposed to tearing them down and replacing them with over-grown, vacant grass lots.


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