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Lead and the Bay Area housing crisis: Persistent Poison Pt II

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This is the second story in a four-part award-winning series “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area.

In it, we explore how Alameda county’s lead problem goes hand in and with the region’s high rents. We meet a family who believes their daughter got lead poisoning from their apartment building. They complained to their landlord, and the family claims he evicted them because of it.

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