Resident Evicted for Repeated Minor Violations

Facts: An owner sought to evict a resident from a HUD-subsidized apartment for material lease violations. A code enforcement officer for the city appeared as witness for the owner and testified that, after receiving a police-initiated complaint, he inspected the resident’s unit on Oct. 14, 2017. He observed minor problems, including roaches, a faulty smoke detector, a broken dishwasher, and the odor of cat urine. The issues were addressed, and the case was closed.

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