Andre Wallace doesn't know whether to blame himself or his landlord. But back in 2003, he stopped paying rent to protest the terrible living conditions at the Jasper Place apartment complex. He lost his apartment. Wallace was among dozens of families displaced when owner Peter Odagbodo sold the decaying complex for $3.2 million in an affordable-housing deal.
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By Ben de la Cruz and Debbie Cenziper