BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) - Some residents of a Battle Creek apartment building arescrambling to find a new home after the city found mold and otherproblems inside some of the buildings.
The city vacated 55 units of Glenwood Trace Apartments in BattleCreek, 12 of the units have residents living in them, because ofexcessive mold and other violations.
Residents forced to leave their apartments have to be out byWednesday. The apartment owners have reached out to other complexesto arrange housing for the displaced residents, according to thecity.
On Monday, officials looked at 30 more apartmentsat Glenwood Trace. Most of those are empty. On Tuesday, the city will inspect townhouses atthe complex.
"We'll go through, we'll make a list essentially of anyviolations that are in each of the units. [The complex will] begiven that list and they'll need to bring all of those units up tominimum housing code" Susan Bedsole, the Battle Creek Licensing andCompliance Director said.
Residents can appeal the city's order to vacate at an appealmeeting on Tuesday. 24 Hour News 8 couldn't reach the owners of theproperty for comment.
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