City of Holyoke PLUS

Offene Fälle: 615 Geschlossene Fälle: 1.469 Anerkannte Fälle: 271
  • 214 Pine St Holyoke, Massachusetts - Holyoke
    This building (and 211 Walnut St) has changed status from regular multifamily residential to providing emergency shelter and services inside the building in an office. In a community meeting, the building owner said that there is not a wired fire alarm, but regular battery operated alarms. This is very concerning to me as a neighbor because it is so close to other houses and could cause serious damage if it burns. And, I'm worried about the people being housed in these buildings who don't have a choice because they have been placed there. At least the hotels had sprinklers! His other building on Main St. burned down and people died-- I'm afraid of something like that happening here, especially when there are no wired fire alarms at this one. Also, is it a new use of the building for the non-profit to provide services there and maintain an office in it? Wouldn't that be commercial? The non-profit occupying it also indicated that there are multiple families (previously strangers) housed together in the apartments in some cases. Is that not considered a boarding house? I tried to address these issues with my city councilor, but it's a complicated issue that I haven't been able to get answers about. So, I'm posting it here in hopes that the fire dept can look into the situation and perhaps require the building owner to do some upgrades to be able to have these new types of uses of the building. Thank you.
  • 41 Bray Park Drive Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Fence is being placed on curb and homeowners state that it is to keep an aggressive German shepherd dog within the property. Can you please review if this is to code and fits the specifications? Thank you!
  • 244 Pine St Holyoke MA 01040, United States - Holyoke
    Derelict property. Fence in complete disrepair
  • 348-398 W Franklin St Holyoke, MA 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Falling rock wall,
    Looks much worse in person. And now looks like it's further out and cracks are bigger. Protrudes over half the side walk on the verge of falling over. Second time reported never heard back from the first time.
  • 515 Dwight Street Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    This is the exit of the Ernest Proulx Municipal Parking Facility. The concrete literally had deteriorated to the point where it is missing and you can see below to the basement level. Not only is this a hazard to pedestrians, but also to vehicles and occupants as well.
  • 194 Apremont Hwy Holyoke 01040, United States - Holyoke
    Automotive mechanical and body work being done on wetlands.
  • 284 Hillside Ave Holyoke 01040, United States - Holyoke
    The tenant installed a flood light that is aimed right at my house. I have asked him to redirect it but he has not made any effort to correct the problem. This light has been glaring directly at my property for months. Making matters worse, the motion detector triggers constantly all night, flicking on and off. This is not only a code violation but a very unneighborly thing to do.
  • 137 N East St Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    I purchased a home three years ago. Immediately upon moving into the home I began to experience sewage back up in my basement and horrible smells throughout my whole home. I contacted plumbers who were under the impression that the issue might be due to the large tree I have next to my home, that the roots might be cracking the pipes. I filed a claim with my insurance company who was under the impression that it was going to cost approximately ten-thousand dollars to fix, and they would give me four-thousand dollars and I would have to pay for the rest. I assumed that the seller was at fault for this and thought they would have been aware, and was attempting to hold him responsible to have this issue fixed. This was a very long process and my family and I were stuck living in this home, for two and a half years, constantly paying for plumbers to pump out our basement and clean out our pipes. Finally, when we were able to afford to have the plumbing done in the Spring of 2020 the plumbers went down to our basement and found out we actually had no access to the main sewer line, it was cemented, in short our sewage never had a way to leave our home. We were then immediately advised to vacate our home as there was a large presence of methane gas, and so we left in May 2020. Upon investigating this issue, I had found out that the seller actually was not at fault, as he was never made aware of this issue either. This home was in receivership and condemned, and the seller was given a list of things to fix, but was never made aware that the city had cemented off our access to the sewer line. Due to this, I have had a number of medical issues (documented), have had to endure the stress of immediately leaving my home having to pay for hotels for three months, and now renting an apartment that is too small for my growing family as I am pregnant. I still own the home, as no one wants to buy this home with this issue. I am unable to afford the large cost it requires to be fixed, as well as still responsible for a mortgage for a home I can not live in all while renting an apartment. I would like to go back to my home but cannot until this issue is fixed, my basement is cleared of sewage and methane gas.
  • 303-305 Elm Street Holyoke, MA 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Free city parkng lot. needs cleaning.
  • 495 Appleton Street Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Stairs to 3rd floor apartment - no railing, no lighting, and exposed electrical outlet
  • 36 Martin St Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Recently put up a six foot fence along front of property on Martin St. Hard to believe a permit was issued. It goes against fence regulations.
  • 194 Apremont Hwy Holyoke, MA, 01040, USA - Holyoke
    Three disabled and elderly people living in a building not zoned for residence. One of the three appears to live in a garage bay and the other two live in an illegal second floor apartment.