Tuesday, April 24, 2007

This Old Heap

Found this article in the Edmonton Sun online. I have never seen this house but imagine living next door:

"One year ago, Capital Health declared the handyman's nightmare "unfit for human habitation."

Among the 29 reasons cited for the condemnation: no siding, no furnace, no running water, no stove, an exposed attic, a basketball-sized hole in the roof, cracks in the foundation, water infiltration with resulting mould in the basement, and human feces in the backyard due to an unflushable toilet.

"Once they couldn't use the toilet anymore, they were dumping (fecal matter) out in the backyard," environmental health officer Chris Rolfe told the Sun last summer. Edmonton Sun