TEXAS – Man hopes hoarding ordinance will speed up help

HOUSTON CHRONICLE: Man hopes hoarding ordinance will speed up help
Problem:  next-door neighbors’ townhome
By Jayme Fraser
April 14, 2014
Houston – David Weede has not invited anyone to his house for more than a year because of the nose-stinging smell and the holes that rats have chewed through his walls and couch pillows. For nearly eight years, Weede called city officials, looking for someone, anyone, to help clean up his next-door neighbors’ townhome. “The city did nothing,” he said. “I went to the homeowners association, but they couldn’t do anything because their hands were pretty much tied.”

Now, he hopes City Council will pass an anti-hoarding ordinance at its meeting Wednesday, so others do not have to wait so long for help.  Read more:

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