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Boston's new houses of shame

January 31, 2008

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A DECADE ago, the Menino administration ran "House of Shame" ads in local newspapers juxtaposing photos of derelict properties in Boston next to the sumptuous suburban residences of absentee landlords. "How would you like having this vacant building next door to you?" posed the provocative ads. Nowadays, the best detectives in the city would be hard-pressed to push through the ... (Full article: 426 words)

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