(Pictured above: CUFA’s Executive Director S. Barbara Busch and CUFA President Marilyn Evans discuss vacant properties in South Cumminsville)

CUFA’s work featured in City Beat:

“We’d like to see these properties rehabbed, not torn down and turned into vacant lots that create many of the same problems,” she says. “There were 39 foreclosures last year in College Hill, and that’s too many. For every one of those, there’s a face associated with it, and a lot of times a family — we need to care about our neighbors. We need to get these people back in some of these vacant homes.” – CUFA member Deborah Sims

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