More Good Samaritans, City of Detroit steps in to help a Detroit family duped by their landlord

Posted at 7:20 PM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 20:59:57-04

(WXYZ) — We have an update to a story we first told you on Monday, reminding us to remind renters that you have the right to a safe and sound dwelling.

RELATED: Good Samaritan comes to the rescue after a Detroit landlord lets a family down

And to remind landlords who take advantage of their tenants that there are hefty consequences.

As 7 Action News Reporter Andrea Isom explains, some of those penalties come in the form of fines and a heavy weight on your conscience.

The Hunter family has fallen victim to a landlord who did not show them the dignity or respect they deserved.

Renters & Landlords looking for guidance and advice, please visit - BSEED, Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department.

You can also can, 313-628-2451.

To help the Hunter family get back on their feet, please donate to their GoFundMe page.