‘Slumlord’ conditions reported at South LA apartment building

Activists with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) joined tenants recently to call on the California Attorney General to intervene and hold a landlord accountable for allegedly allowing slum conditions and endangering the health and safety of residents.

Residents of the apartment building on Obama Boulevard in the Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw area say they live with black mold, faulty heaters and broken pipes that spew raw sewage.

“These conditions cannot continue to go on like this. People are going to the hospital,’’ said Zerita Jones, who lives at the property, in a statement provided by ACCE.

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