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The Boston Globe Spotlight Team’s investigation of off-campus housing in Boston revealed that a collision of greed, neglect and mismanagement is endangering young people in America’s college capital, enriching some absentee landlords who maximize profits by packing students into properties and routinely ignore the dictates of critical housing codes.

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