MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An legal professional for the house owners of the Backyard View Residences appeared in Shelby County court docket for the primary time Tuesday in the course of the fourth listening to within the case.
Legal professional Josh Kahane stated he has represented the house owners, Backyard View LLC, for a number of months.
“That is the primary time I’ve been requested to come back to court docket and signify them,” Kahane stated.
Code enforcement and environmental court docket are monitoring points highlighted on this WREG Drawback Solvers investigation, launched after the house owners didn’t pay their utility invoice and acquired energy reduce to all the complicated.
“I acquired respiratory machines in there. I can’t hook them up and use it,” Gloria Cochran stated.
The problems embrace a porch susceptible to collapsing and a leak close to an electrical energy field.
“We’re going to be sure we get all these points expeditiously resolved,” Kahane stated in court docket.
He didn’t clarify why they didn’t repair the problems earlier than the Drawback Solvers began investigating.
“It’s unlucky tenants felt they weren’t getting the kind of responsiveness they wanted however they’ll now,” he stated.
At a listening to final week, code enforcement reported seeing indicators of enchancment at Backyard View. Managers additionally despatched video to WREG displaying updates made at Dawn Villas, one other Whitehaven complicated owned by the identical two males from Brooklyn, New York.
“They’re dedicated to creating certain it is a dignified place for tenants to reside,” Kahane stated of homeowners Shimon Weinberger and Matty Wercberger.
The Backyard View complicated is due again in court docket once more subsequent Wednesday.
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