Listen, through an interpreter, to the story of Tong Cha, whose 78-year-old husband died of respiratory failure and pneumonia. Cha wrapped Her Xa Lor in blankets in their unit at Summerset Village Apartments, which had no heat for a month because
A disaster at a central Fresno apartment complex last fall forced public attention on a problem that has beset California’s fifth-largest city for more than a century: substandard housing. Tenants of low-income apartments are the victims of landlords who collect rent but don’t maintain safe and healthy housing.
The city of Fresno is mailing letters to rental property owners this week directing them to sign up on the online rental housing registry. This letter marks the 30-day timeline for registration, failure to do so could spark late fees.
Children living in the Lowell and Yokomi neighborhoods north of downtown Fresno have frighteningly high levels of lead in their blood, according to data from the California Department of Public Health.