CALIFORNIA – Red tag could force hundreds out of National City’s Bayview Tower
NATIONAL CITY, Calif. – Hundreds of South Bay residents are preparing to be kicked out of their homes. National City is considering red tagging the Bayview Tower because the 12-story tower violates several city building codes. “Every day that people do live here, they are at risk,” said Gary Wasserman, the attorney hired by the tower’s homeowners association.
Letters were placed on the doors to all 170 condos on Tuesday. Wasserman said a simple inspection found the 20-year-old building does not have the proper firewalls between condos and the staircases are literally falling apart. “It’s not just their immediate weight, but the vibration on these stairs,” Wasserman warned while pointing out where emergency staircases are rotting and falling apart. Read more: