St. Louis mother dwelling in chilly residence urges landlord to repair drawback – KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS – This chilly climate in our space has been brutal for households dwelling in properties with out warmth. One mom referred to as FOX 2’s You Paid For It Workforce together with her drawback, saying she couldn’t get the owner to repair the boiler. She’s surviving with using area heaters, however there’s a fireplace hazard with that.
Jennifer McCray mentioned she’s endured the chilly climate for weeks now.
FOX 2’s Elliott Davis contacted the owner, who informed us she was attempting to repair the boiler however it saved going out. She promised she would preserve working to repair it.
Many individuals have referred to as the You Paid For It Workforce with related issues of dwelling in homes with no warmth, regardless of their pleas to landlords.
“It’s been actual powerful. See how I’ve to decorate in the home? That is what I’ve to put on by the home trigger it’s so chilly,” McCray mentioned. “And the owner, she’s not doing something. The supervisor’s not doing something. Nobody is doing nothing.”
McCray mentioned she’s contacted a whole lot of businesses, private and non-private, however she’s nonetheless caught right here. She places sheets over the doorway to attempt to preserve out the chilly air.
Our information crew put a thermostat in her residence and we measured a temperature of 46 levels Fahrenheit.
This isn’t every week McCray is wanting ahead to. The temperature is predicted to get all the way down to single digits. Poor households like hers will probably be caught attempting to fend off the chilly.

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