People Buying Meth-Contaminated Homes.

People Buying Meth-Contaminated Homes.

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Andrew Adams reportingA Salt Lake City neighborhood says it's a problem: Too many people are buying homes contaminated by meth and they don't know what they're getting into. Now they're trying to get the city council to change that.

The Liberty Wells neighborhood is a place for younger people who want starter homes. Community leaders say tha's a problem, because home owners too often are passing on houses that are tainted. Now there's a movement to get the city council involved, and residents say it's about time.

"I've seen a total unresponsive city council," says one resident. "I think it's time something's done about it."

"It's dangerous," another resident adds. "It can cause lifetime problems. I think that should be fully disclosed to us when we're buying our homes."

Under the proposal, negligent homeowners would be fined steeply, and meth histories would be recorded on property titles.

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