TenantNet posted in the TenantNet Conference Area
Dated : May 24, 1998 at 20:16:01
Subject: Re: if my building is condemned...
: I've recently discovered seriously crumbling brick and cracks that make me
: and my neighbors wonder whether our building would be condemned if it were
: inspected. I want to know before I notify the landlord or the city whether
: we tenants have any right to be relocated if the building should be con-
: demned. Or would we be out on the street?
Take photos and call the buildings dept as soon as possible. You don't
want to be in a building when it collapses, but on the other hand, not
all crumbling brick means the building will fall down. If you are
temporarily dislocated, consult a good lawyer and pay $1 (one dollar)
a month rent to continue the landlord-tenant relationship -- and your
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