CLEVELAND — Slavic Village leaders are offering an extremely Cleveland-y promotion to help clean up the neighborhood: take down a “We buy homes for cash” sign and get a free ice cream cone from Daisy’s.
Signs from these companies litter street poles and benches around town, and neighbors say not only do they look junky, they’re put up by predatory companies that take advantage of homeowners by underpaying and undervaluing homes.
“We’re changing for the better now, and those signs are a reflection of when we were going through more desperate times as a neighborhood,” said Christopher Alvarado, Executive Director of Slavic Village Development.
Rooms To Let: CLE, the organization running the promotion, said on Facebook that these companies are acquiring properties and letting them fall into disrepair in an attempt to profit at the neighborhood’s expense.
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UNC Pledges Millions To Give ‘Silent Sam’ Confederate Monument A New Home On Campus
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So basically, UNC is saying its hands are tied by state law restrictions on moving monuments. So university officials are recommending building a NEW building for #SilentSam. Cost and location not divulged just yet.— Jane Stancill (@janestancill) December 3, 2018
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#SilentSam screams out to the world and the nation. "Look at us racist unreconstructed knuckle dragging goobers down here in NC!!" Great for racial purity niche tourism. Bad for overall business. #hoboheretic #marketing101 Enjoy.— Tim Fuller (@thetimchannel) December 3, 2018
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Gov. Cooper on Silent Sam decision says “I believe those monuments should not be in a place of honor, but should be studied as a part of history in a museum. “ Cooper’s comments came at the NC Farm Bureau convention in Greensboro. #SilentSam #farmbureau @SpecNewsTriad pic.twitter.com/nirL0F7UGq— Bob Costner (@bobcostner) December 3, 2018
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Terrible idea. Pandering to those who support white supremacy and using money that could be better spent on student needs. Also, NC GOP in the legislature is complicit for their 2015 law that makes it impossible for the school to move #SilentSam off campus. https://t.co/d6DUcUbyZA— Anya Logan (@AnyaLogan) December 3, 2018
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Really @UNC ? Your plan for #silentsam is to pay $5.3 mil up front and $800k recurring costs TO ERECT A WHITE SUPREMACIST MONUMENT IN 2019? I'm a Tar Heel born and bred, hold 3 degrees from y'all, and pretty much all my family went there too, but I can't give you another dime. https://t.co/xtp6z4Vk5G— Daniel Harper (@HarperOfScience) December 3, 2018
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