Overpowered by the smell of mold and mildew, Tina Pope, 37, breathes through her shirt collar in the kitchen of the duplex apartment in Henderson she rented. “I’m not a nasty person,” said Pope, who paid $225 per month to rent the property. ‘I wouldn’t even advise a person coming off the street to live in here. I hate I had to live here myself.” The city has moved to condemn the home.
Overpowered by the smell of mold and mildew, Tina Pope, 37, breathes through her shirt collar in the kitchen of the duplex apartment in Henderson she rented. “I’m not a nasty person,” said Pope, who paid $225 per month to rent the property. ‘I wouldn’t even advise a person coming off the street to live in here. I hate I had to live here myself.” The city has moved to condemn the home. tlong@ newsobserver.com
Overpowered by the smell of mold and mildew, Tina Pope, 37, breathes through her shirt collar in the kitchen of the duplex apartment in Henderson she rented. “I’m not a nasty person,” said Pope, who paid $225 per month to rent the property. ‘I wouldn’t even advise a person coming off the street to live in here. I hate I had to live here myself.” The city has moved to condemn the home. tlong@ newsobserver.com

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