Negligent investor-owners in Allston

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Description: Marcus Jones reports on the problems faced by condominium owners and renters in buildings owned by absentee investor-owners. Allston resident Elisabeth Schneider and others are witholding rent in protest of poor maintenance and unpaid taxes and utility bills. Jenny Gill, a member of the Allston/Brighton Community Development Corporation discusses impacts of the 1980s "condo conversion boom" in Allston/Brighton and the Fenway, and urges community activists to purchase distressed condos and turn them back into affordable rental housing.