In the basement of a house that’s supposed to be completely sanitary, a bathroom that’s not used for washing dishes is an outlier.
It’s not just the cleanliness of the place, though.
The bathroom is completely unkematated, with dirty dishes, a dirty sink, a cracked toilet and a cracked floor.
The toilet has to be cleaned three times a week.
And the kitchen has a sink that’s so dirty that it’s unusable.
Bosch Dryer’s owner, James Bosch, said the place has been in disrepair for more than 20 years, and he was forced to sell it to a builder who had it professionally repaired.
He says it is an excellent example of a property that was already being renovated for safety and efficiency, not for the benefit of its residents.
Borjas family in the living room of the house in which the house sits.
(Photo: Courtesy James Bosach)He said the property was purchased in 1998, and that in 2002, a building inspector visited and inspected the house.
It was not deemed to be structurally unsound, he said.
That same year, a contractor started replacing the pipes in the bathroom and the house, and Bosch says he received a letter saying it was in “good condition.”
But when the inspector asked why, he was told that the property had been in an accident and that the house had to be dismantled.
Borosch said the inspector was in the wrong place at the wrong time, and the letter was never returned.
So he went to the city of Atlanta to have the house dismantled.
He had it towed, and when he got it back, the house was still missing its plumbing and electrical wiring.
The water main was broken and the home was filled with mold and debris.
He said the water supply had to go.
Borsch said he contacted the city, and they told him that the home needed to be demolished because the plumbing was “incompatible with a sanitary sewer system.”
Borias family is now living on the street, and there’s no one to care for the house and the property.
Borais said he wants the city to do something about it, so the city can make sure it’s safe for his family and other residents in the neighborhood.
“They have to do a better job,” he said, “because we’re the ones who have to deal with this.”
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