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New Orleans Paying to Move Tenants From Dangerous Apartments

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans is paying to relocate all remaining residents of a bankrupt apartment complex where people said a landlord’s neglect forced them into unsanitary living conditions with rampant mold, rodents and a broken pipe that spewed …

‘Deceptive’ Denial Letter Costs Insurer Treble Damages After Appeal to 4th Circuit

The insurer first said it would pay to repair a breezeway at a student housing complex that partially collapsed during a Saturday night student party. Then it said it wouldn’t, and sent the policyholder a “confusing” and “deceptive” denial letter …

Another Fire Spotlights Troubled Georgia Apartment Complex

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP)–Another fire at a troubled Augusta apartment complex is focusing attention on the city’s efforts to improve conditions for residents. The latest fire at Azalea Park Apartments on Tuesday displaced seven families, news outlets reported. It was the …

Apartment Complex Rebuilding After Laura Damaged by Tornado

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Rising after a hard knock can be wrenching, but for Claudette Price — who has just endured her fourth punch — accepting defeat is not an option. In the three years she has been the …

Texas Rape Victim Wins $20M Verdict Against Apartments

A Houston-area jury has returned a $20 million verdict for a rape victim who accused her apartment complex of not telling residents about other attacks. The Houston Chronicle reports that the victim lived at the Promenade Cullen Park complex, where …

About 45 Displaced After Metro Atlanta Fire

About 45 people were displaced from their homes after fire roared through a Marietta, Ga., apartment complex. Authorities tell CBS Atlanta the blaze began shortly before midnight Sunday at the Ridge Point Apartments. Fire officials say at least 10 units …

Fire Damages Connecticut Seniors’ Complex; No Injuries

Fire officials say a blaze in a Connecticut apartment complex for senior citizens caused extensive damage in several apartments, but that no injuries were reported. The two-alarm fire Sunday at the Windham Falls Estates in Groton was traced to a …

Separate Apartment Complex Fires in Iowa Send 2 to Hospital

Fires early Sunday at two Cedar Rapids apartment complexes sent two people to hospitals, killed four pets and forced 37 people from their homes, fire officials said. One resident from each complex was taken to hospitals, said Cedar Rapids Fire …