Residents forced to leave a Detroit apartment complex are still in a shelter
5:57 PM, Jan 29, 2014
5:58 PM, Jan 29, 2014
DETROIT (WXYZ) - Residents forced to leave a Detroit apartment complex are still in a shelter tonight.
Tenants called 7 Action News because they were concerned about the conditions inside the apartment building on West Grand Blvd.
The place had no heat, pipes had burst and they say the place was infested with roaches and mice.
Following our report, the building inspector and fire officials found the place to be unfit. The two dozen tenants were moved to a shelter while repairs are being made.
Some tell us, they don't want to return and will try to find housing elsewhere.
Action News returned to the apartment building Wednesday to check on repairs.
The doors were locked, but someone from inside said they were busy working. The building inspector and fire officials met with the owner to check on repairs, and discovered the place still too dangerous for residents to return.
State records list the owner's address at an upscale home in Novi. We tried reaching Jane Yang, she has not returned our calls.