Housing Blight

Housing Blight

Fresno apartments crawling with mice, roaches but fearful tenants stay quiet

Years of lax code enforcement make Fresno ‘the land of delayed maintenance’

Burden falls on tenants to report problems, but they fear retaliation

Landlords fail to provide basic essentials like heat, hot water

Videos

Fresno's first substandard housing takeover is rehabbed and ready for resale

Mayor Lee Brand is committed to fixing Fresno's blighted housing problem.
Craig Kohlruss The Fresno Bee
Fresno's first substandard housing takeover is rehabbed and ready for resale 1:18

Fresno's first substandard housing takeover is rehabbed and ready for resale

Public expresses views on proposed Rental Housing Improvement Act in Fresno 3:08

Public expresses views on proposed Rental Housing Improvement Act in Fresno

'Slum-thing special': SW Parra's animated editorial cartoon on housing blight 1:19

'Slum-thing special': SW Parra's animated editorial cartoon on housing blight

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Tsev neeg nyob nrog kab laum, tuaj pwm thiab lwm yam, vim li cas ho tsis muaj leej twg pab?