In the wake of Oakland’s deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire, cities across the country are cracking down on safety at similar art residence spaces;
L.A., Dallas, Nashville and New Haven have all put landlords and tenants on notice to clear out buildings that might be substandard living conditions. Baltimore is taking it a step further.
In our neighboring city, artist Que Pequeño was abruptly evicted this week from a building known as Bell Foundry, reports PBS. While the regulations are intended to protect residents, these spaces are often the only places low-income residents can afford.
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