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Mandel’s Robert Fischer talks about Cleveland’s efforts to fight child lead-poisoning

Four out of five rentals have yet to comply as Cleveland’s lead-safe law enters next chapter (subscription required): Robert Fischer, associate professor and co-director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, talked about the City of Cleveland’s efforts to proactively fight child lead-poisoning, noting that “as time passes, we’re seeing more and more compliance. But the volume of applications is probably not where we need to be, in order to get to the ultimate goal of lead-safe rental housing in Cleveland in a timely way,” Fischer said.