The problems started months ago, but at the time, the family says they didn’t know the house was in disrepair. Then the entire family started getting health problems.
“When it rains, the next day my kids are all congested,” said Dunn. “When it starts drying out, they have random nose bleeds, random rashes, random fevers, itchy eyes, crawly skin, little sores coming out of ears sometimes.”
They approached their landlord numerous times to fix the mess but they say nothing was done. Only after they threatened to call media when they say the landlord promised to house them in a hotel for a month — on the condition they leave the home, and sign a contract that wouldn’t allow them to demand compensation in the future. They signed it. cause if we didnt he said we can stay where we r
“The reason I signed this contract to stay in hotel, I was scared my kids wouldn’t wake up in the morning I was having a hard time breathing my kids were having a hard time breathing,” he said.
We contacted the property manager Mark Passay but were told the owners are out of town until tomorrow.
“I need to speak with the owners. They’d have to be comfortable about that I can’t go and speak on behalf of their tenants without their permission,” said mark Passay the slum lord who fixes with mud and paint. when really he is the owner as he said to us before
After speaking to the family, we still weren’t clear why they would stay in the home for so long — if there were so many problems.
The Dunn family says they didn’t want to uproot their kids and we shouldnt have to move if we pay rent it should be safe and healthy to live in