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Ten O'Clock News; Negligent investor-owners in Allston

04/08/1991

Marcus Jones reports on the problems faced by condominium owners and renters in buildings owned by absentee investor-owners. Allston resident Elisabeth Schneider and others are witholding rent in protest of poor maintenance and unpaid taxes and utility bills. Jenny Gill, a member of the Allston/Brighton Community Development Corporation discusses impacts of the 1980s "condo conversion boom" in Allston/Brighton and the Fenway, and urges community activists to purchase distressed condos and turn them back into affordable rental housing.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Negligent investor-owners in Allston

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:04:13

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Housing
Locations
Allston (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Negligent investor-owners in Allston,” 04/08/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_36E938237EF64B1CB6CC15D210B5F37F.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Negligent investor-owners in Allston.” 04/08/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_36E938237EF64B1CB6CC15D210B5F37F>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Negligent investor-owners in Allston. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_36E938237EF64B1CB6CC15D210B5F37F
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