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Residents demand answers about ongoing problems at senior apartment complex in Green

Posted at 9:49 AM, Jan 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-19 09:49:38-05

At least a dozen neighbors gathered in the lounge area of Greensburg Manor to discuss what they describe as ongoing problems inside their apartment complex.

"We're only asking for proper necessities: Trash removal. Clean,” said resident, Sheree Simmons. “I can't walk down my floor on one side, in my hallway, because I don't know if I'm going to go through it. there's black mold. We only have four handicap spots for this building."

Neighbors said issues have been stacking up for months but said management rarely responds.

"We have had, I believe five property managers in the space of fourteen months. We haven't had a custodian for four months,” said resident, Lori Baff. 

“We're taking turns vacuuming the floor, cleaning the breakfast room, mopping. Since Christmas I’ve had basically no heat; heat a day or two at the most. When I called, I was told, "hey, I know about the problem. I’m in West Virginia. what do you want me to do?"

Woda Management runs the complex. Regional Vice President, Terry Earhart admitted the building has leakedREside. Earhart said there is not a mold problem— just water stains. 

He also said furnaces in the building run, but they don’t provide sufficient heat. Earhart said a heating contractor will inspect the building Friday. He said all problems are addressed within 24 to 48 hours.

"I have work orders that have been in for six months," said resident, Sheree Simmons.

The management told News 5 that a heating contractor will be at the building to look at the heat and remove any stains from the carpeting by the end of the week.