Articles in the Our House Category

5 Ways To Get a Jump-Start On Your Spring-Cleaning!
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Posted in Our House on 28 March 2019
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Yahoo.com By Pure Wow Posted March 28th 2019   Spring-cleaning is the New Year’s Eve of home health: a chance refresh your space, reset your intentions and otherwise whip your house into the chic and organized hub you always knew it could be. Below, five genius tips for streamlining your efforts. Inventory Your Supplies Before […]

Buckeye-Shaker Employee Files Class-Action Lawsuit over Unpaid Wages, Ken Johnson ‘Civil Conspiracy’
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 22 November 2018
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CleveScene,com By Sam Allard Posted November 22nd 2018 (PHOTO: CLEVELAND COUNCILMAN KENNETH JOHNSON WARD-4)   BUCKEYE SHAKER SQUARE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOHN HOPKINS Sunday, attorney Scott Perlmuter with the Tittle & Perlmuter law firm filed a class-action suit seeking unpaid wages for hourly employees who worked at the Buckeye Shaker Square Development Corporation this […]

Bank Of America Sued For Neglecting Black Neighborhoods!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 3, MXO Business Report, Our House on 9 November 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Victor Ochieng Posted November 9th 2018   Bank of America and Safeguard Properties Management are being sued by the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), for allegedly failing to conduct routine maintenance on foreclosed homes of predominantly African-American or Latino neighborhoods. In the federal lawsuit by NFHA, the group claims to have inspected 1600 […]

Akron Homeless Tent City Founder Now Looking For Houses!
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Posted in Breaking News, Our House on 25 September 2018
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Ideastream.org By Tim Rudell, WKSU Posted September 25th 2018 (PHOTO: SAGE LEWIS)   Since Akron city council voted not to allow a zoning variance for Second Chance Village, local realtor and auctioneer Sage Lewis, who sponsored the camp has been looking for an alternative. He has an idea on another way to help people who have […]

Cuyahoga County Extends Deadline To Appeal Property Value Appraisals!
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 7 September 2018
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Ideastream.org By Matthew Richmond Posted September 7th 2018   Carol Prusak’s house on West 12th St. in Tremont has been in her family for more than 100 years. After the county’s reappraisal this year, her home’s value went up from $42,700 to more than $129,000. “I don’t know how they did this,” said Prusak. “I have […]

East Cleveland ARCO Site Cleanup Complete!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report, Our House on 15 March 2018
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Ohio EPA Posted March 15th 2018 (PHOTO: CRAIG W. BUTLER OHIO EPA DIRECTOR)   The pile of more than 300,000 cubic yards of illegally disposed construction and demolition debris waste at the ARCO Recycling site has been removed following an eight-month cleanup. The more than $8.8 million cleanup was paid for by Ohio EPA and […]

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire?
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 25 February 2018
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MSN.com By Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool Posted February  25th 2018   Housing is often the typical American’s greatest monthly expense, whether during retirement, or during working years. If you happened to sign a 30-year mortgage in your 30s and made all of your payments as scheduled, there’s a good chance your home will be paid […]

Buying Your First House? Why Trump’s Tax Proposal Should Worry You as A Black Person Even More!
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 15 December 2017
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YourBlackNetwork.net By Daniel Peterson Posted December 15th 2017   In contrast to the 2016 tax proposal by Hillary Clinton, the recent tax proposal by the Republicans is specifically aimed to hurt the poor Americans. Blacks —more so, poor African-Americans — are the most likely to be hit the most by these tax proposals. These amendments […]

Interracial Couple Outraged Over Whites-Only Deed To House!
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Posted in MXO Business Report, Our House on 29 September 2017
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TheGrio.com Posted September 29th 2017   MAGGIE RIOS AND FIDEL SIMMONS An interracial couple in Texas were surprised when they saw that the deed to the home they were buying included a clause that mandated that only white people would be allowed to live in the house. Maggie Rios and her fiance, Fidel Simmons, who […]

How the Cleveland Clinic Grows Healthier While Its Neighbors Stay Sick!
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 21 August 2017
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Politico.com By Dan Diamond Posted August 21st 2017 (PHOTO: TOBY COSGROVE, CEO CLEVELAND CLINIC)   The Clinic is a global success story, but its host community remains mired in poverty. On the Cleveland Clinic’s sprawling campus one day last year, the hospital’s brain trust sat in all-white rooms and under soaring ceilings, looking down on […]