How did housing inspectors repeatedly miss mold that disabled tenants say existed for years?
By Barnett Wright, http://www.al.com/
For years, federal, state and local housing officials conducted inspections at a housing development for disabled and elderly residents in Tarrant. Repeatedly their reports made no mention of mold – even though one former resident says he had experienced problems with mold there since 2005.
But now – after media reports of dissension between two housing boards responsible for safety issues at the development — mold has been found in more than two dozen units in the Spring Gardens apartments.
A series of inspections – some annually — had turned up no traces of mold. Read more