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A living nightmare

Dear Editor:

One of my best long-term employees recently got an affordable housing unit at the Castle Ridge complex, much to his delight. His delight recently has turned into a nightmare as water runs out of his walls and ceilings on a daily basis because of ice dams on the roof. His carpets are soaked, his clothes are wet, the apartment stinks from moisture and mildew, the drywall ceilings are falling down. The unit is unlivable and he has had to move out and sleep on a friend’s couch, yet his pleas for help have been ignored by the maintenance people.

How is it that the Housing Authority has millions of dollars to buy land and build additional highly subsidized units, but refuses to spend the money required to make existing units livable? It’s unconscionable!

Chet Feldman

Aspen


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