And fast. According to local real estate agents, the median housing cost post water crisis is sitting at a cheap $14,000. Flint, was originally hit especially hard in the 2008 economic demise that hit America, and spent years trying to bounce back from the enormous fall. It wasn’t until recently, er, just before the crisis — that they were able to find some sort of momentum to attempt to regain their healthy real estate status.
But, the “Lead Water Scandal” that plagued the city in December, appears, to have just been a little too much. Officials have largely been accused of hiding “poisoned” water and the fact that they knew that the water was poisoned.