Acknowledged by: Worcester, MA

Housing - General Conditions Acknowledged

14 Auburn Street Worcester, MA, 01605, USA Show on Map Hide Map
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Issue ID:

16524817

Submitted To:

City of Worcester

Category:

Housing - General Conditions

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Neighborhood:

Worcester

Reported:

on

Service Request ID:

7640

Description

No heating device in the bathroom, sink room, pantry, and back hall. Slippery and unsealed fire escape slightly separating from building. Large cracks forming on load bearing walls likely from house sinking or foundation issues. Unsealed vinyl floor in kitchen prevents mopping without runoff into flooring. In-seal-able, in-lockable, shifted out of frame due to house sinking. Mysterious large bulging coming out of wall. Buckling bathroom vinyl flooring. Mold growth in bathroom, due to lack of any ventilation in bathroom. Possible mold growth and fire hazard level dust buildup in drop ceilings. Intermittent electrical issues; lights flickering, not turning on. Filed previously, however did not receive a response. Received a email on 5/2/24 that case was resolved and that the request was closed.

also asked...
Q. Describe the conditions.
A. No heating device in the bathroom, sink room, pantry, and back hall. Slippery and unsealed fire escape slightly separating from building. Large cracks forming on load bearing walls likely from house sinking or foundation issues. Unsealed vinyl floor in kitchen prevents mopping without runoff into flooring. In-seal-able, in-lockable, shifted out of frame due to house sinking. Mysterious large bulging coming out of wall. Buckling bathroom vinyl flooring. Mold growth in bathroom, due to lack of any ventilation in bathroom. Possible mold growth and fire hazard level dust buildup in drop ceilings. Intermittent electrical issues; lights flickering, not turning on. Filed previously, however did not receive a response. Received a email on 5/2/24 that case was resolved and that the request was closed.
Q. How long have these conditions existed?
A. Since we moved in, September 2022
Q. Have you reported these conditions to the landlord?
A. Yes. Once in December 2022, and Multiple times over the course of 2023, particularly during an inspection done by the landlord and a property management representative. Major issues were ignored, especially the lack of heat in rooms where it is required by state law to have a heat source.
Q. What was the response?
A. Conditions Ignored by landlord and property management company until retaliatory eviction had begun after requesting repairs.
Q. Is there a child under 6 who resides at the property?
A. No
Q. Would you like to have a determination of lead inspection (there must be a child under the age of 6 residing at the property to qualify for this inspection)?
A. No

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