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Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
I'd call the inspector. The landlord is required to provide a safe, healthy place for people to live in. The building most likely won't be condemned, but it would have to be repaired.

The landlord needs to fix it. He should have insurance or some other means to take care of it.
This. And you'll be doing your fellow tenants a favor, even it seems like you might not be. They're now living in unhealthy circumstances with mold, leaky plumbing, possibly sewage and who knows what else?

Plus, from a business perspective, your landlord is trying to hold you to a contract for which he is clearly not fulfilling his side of the bargain while holding you fully to yours. He's a sleaze to whom you owe absolutely no loyalty.

Report the conditions immediately.
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