Report: Houston's apartment safety measures 'severely inadequate'
Houston's programs designed to ensure apartment safety are "flawed, fractured and improperly managed," the University of Texas School of Law found in a study to be released Tuesday.
More than a quarter of Houston's roughly 4,000 apartment complexes lack a certificate of occupancy, it took five and a half years for the city's public works department to inspect all of those complexes, and the city does not consistently enforce code violations, according to the report titled "Out of Order: Houston's Dangerous Apartment Epidemic."
"The city of Houston is operating a... read more
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