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Ohio Bans the Use of Plywood to Board Up Vacant Buildings

The state of Ohio is expanding a practice used by the Fannie Mae to counter the negative effects of vacancies and blight.
April 5, 2017, 11am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The Associated Press reports on a new law in Ohio that prohibits the use of plywood to board up vacant buildings.

Ohio is the first state to enact such a law in an effort to mitigate blight. Instead of plywood, vacant buildings are expected to use clear boarding, or see-through polycarbonate windows and doors.

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Published on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Associated Press via
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