ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (WPVI) — Atlantic City leaders on Thursday revealed the troubling results of an inspection of homes run by the city’s housing authority.
Mayor Marty Small said the city has been conducting inspections at homes in the Stanley Holmes Village complex for the past week.
He said what they found was stunning.
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Officials said more than 200 units were infested with mice, bed bugs and roaches.
Dozens of homes also have problems, including inadequate heating and hot water supplies, smoke detectors that don’t work, and mold.
Small said the city is going ahead with issuing infractions, which would result in escalating fines if necessary repairs are not made in a timely manner.
The complex is managed by the Atlantic City Housing Authority.
City officials say the Atlantic City Housing Authority has been under the oversight of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) since July 2021.
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