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Judge orders residents to leave apartment


TERRI PARKER HAS THE STORY, ALL NEW AT 6:00. TERRI: THE OVER 50 PEOPLE WHO LIVE HERE SAY THE LANDLORD DOES NOT FIX THEIR PROBLEMS. THEIR APARTMENTS ARE COVERED IN MOLD, THERE IS TRASH EVERYWHERE, AND HE WON’T REPO — REPAIR ANYTHING. AND WHAT’S MORE, THEY SAY THEY’RE BEING EVICTED>>I DON’T HAVE ANYPLACE TO GO, NONE OF US HAVE ANYPLACE TO GO. TERRI: KERRY ANN TAYLOR HAS BEEN GIVEN 24 HOURS TO GET OUT OF HER APARTMENT. SHE’S UPSET BECAUSE SHE SAYS SHE CLEANED UNITS IN EXCHANGE FOR RENT>>AND WE USED TO RAKE AND CLEAN UP THE FRONT OF THE YARD FOR HI TERRI: HOWEVER, THE PROPERTY MANAGER TELLS ME HE PAID TAYLOR FOR THAT WORK, BUT HER $2000 RENT CHECK BOUNCED, AND SHE WON’T LEAVE HER APARTMENT VOLUNTARILY. ED GARCIA SAYS HE’S ALSO EVICTING EVERYONE ELSE WHO ARE MORE THAN ONE MONTH BEHIND IN RENT. BUT THERE ARE OTHER PROBLEMS HERE. TOM WILSON IS MOVING OUT AFTER THREE YEAR>>WELL, WE GOT MILDEW IN THERE, WE GOT CABINETS FALLING OFF THE WALLS. THEY SAY THEY’LL GET TO IT BUT THEY HAVEN’T GOT TO ANYTHING YE TERRI: BROKEN APPLIANCES, ROTTEN WINDOWSILLS. TAYLOR SAYS THE DOCTOR WROTE THIS DIAGNOSIS FOR HER DAUGHTER SICK POSSIBLY DUE TO MOLD AND MILDEW>>THIS PLACE IS A GARBAGE HEAP. TERRI: GARCIA TOLD ME BY PHONE ITS TRUE THE PLACE NEEDS REPAIR, BUT HE’S NOT A REPAIRMAN, AND HAS TO HIRE PEOPLE JOB BY JOB. HE SAYS THE NEW OWNERS IN NEW YORK WHO JUST BOUGHT IN OCTOBER WANT TO TURN THE PLACE INTO CONDOS FOR THE PLANNED N BASEBALL STADIUM. IN THE MEANTIME, TAYLOR AND OTHERS BEHIND IN THEIR RENT, HAVE BEEN ORDEREE OUT BY A JUDGE. CODE ENFORCEMENT TELLS ME THEY HAVE BEEN LOOKING INTO THIS PLACE FOR MONTHS, THEY HAVE AN ACTIVE INVESTIGATION RIGHT AT THIS TIME, WE’RE TRYING TOOFIND

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