Excellent article by Andrea Castillo (Feb. 26)! Slumlords are the epitome of greed at its worst. By this time, substandard housing should be something of the distant past.
Hooray to Mr. and Mrs. Sergio Cortes for publicizing this issue. A lot of people don’t want to go downtown in part because of how it looks — too many slum-like areas. Prettifying is not what’s needed; just clean and substantial.
Both the Fresno City Council and the Fresno County Board of Supervisors need to tighten codes and policies so the enforcement departments can do their jobs.