Condemned to Homelessness?

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The stories told by residents of 624 Ninth Street in Modesto sound like a dystopian nightmare. “I was in the bathroom when the ceiling caved in,” says one. “Once the ceiling came down there was a rush of water and when it stopped I looked up and saw rats looking down.”

Bruce Curtis, who’s been a resident of the condemned building  for three years, said the owner and manager were always very nice, but the owner’s promises to repair serious problems never happened. “He said he’d bring in licensed contractors to fix things, but he never did,” said Curtis.

Curtis said that when the floor went out in the bathroom, he put down a plywood plank and some boards so he could go in without falling through the floor.

Blogged by: Matthew Godwin

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