New loans for home repair may be lifeline for Philly ‘small landlords’ — and their tenants [whyy.org]

 

Sherri Lee’s toilet started flooding in late September. Less than a month later, the unfinished basement in her South Philadelphia apartment was a full-blown health hazard.

“It actually ended up pushing out feces,” said Lee during a recent visit to the Snyder Avenue row home she shares with her family.

A white utility sink on the opposite end of the room backed up too, sending raw sewage onto the floor and all over Lee’s clothes.

[For more on this story by Aaron Moselle, go to https://whyy.org/articles/new-...s-and-their-tenants/]

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