Rodents? Water damage? What residents say is going on inside historic Detroit apartment building

Property management company says issues are being addressed

DETROIT – Residents inside a historic Detroit apartment building are voicing concerns for their safety.

They told Local 4 they have seen rodents, that there is water damage and the elevator has been broken. When Local 4′s Hank Winchester arrived the elevator was broken and there appeared to be a water issue in the lobby.

Tenants living in the Palmer Park apartment are concerned, one said they had trouble sleeping at night.

Local 4 contacted the property management company. They said the elevator should be up and running by Friday morning.

They said there is not a rat problem, but they are aware of a concern from one tenant who found a mouse. They said pest control has been at the building.

About the Author:

Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.