Detroit apartment tenants without heat, told to move out

Published On: Feb 13 2013 06:28:06 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 14 2013 03:59:43 AM EST

Tenants in the Villa Fontana Apartments on Greenfield Road are being told to move out.


Tenants in a Detroit apartment building say they have been living without heat for several months.

Stephen Bass sais he is doing what he can to keep warm inside the Villa Fontana Apartments on Greenfield Road.

"I have dialysis and the problem I have, is my finger tips get cold," said Bass in a previous interview with Local 4..

Tenants blame the landlord.

"The whole heat problem is just ridiculous," said Johnie Dixon who is living in the apartment without heat.

Dixon says she pays her rent on time every month.

Now the city of Detroit is telling resident they have to move out.

Residents got a visit early this week from the fire marshal.

The building has been deemed unsafe and now residents must find a new home.

~Johnie Dixon is living in apartment without heat.~


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