“They don’t live like that. So why should we do it? ‘ : Davenport tenants detail years of landlord neglect | Politics and Elections


A representative for the property management company, Headway Management, LLC, reached by phone Thursday, said the company was working on repairs and workers could be seen on Thursday cleaning the property.

“We are trying to work with the city internally not to have these apartments closed,” said the company official, who declined to provide his name and other comments. “We try to be as proactive as possible to get the items processed.”

The city will conduct a follow-up inspection scheduled for 9 a.m. on August 2, when all violations “will be corrected,” or buildings condemned by the city and ordered freed.

“At that time, I will know a lot more details about our position with the progress that has been made and the action plan that has been put in place and formed with the city, and where we can stand if we go. forward, ”the rep said.

Attempts to contact the owners of the properties were unsuccessful.

An uncertain deadline

Davenport Mayor Mike Matson said the company hired new property management for the Crestwood Apartments, addressed issues with building smoke detectors, fixed plumbing leaks and asked for offers for roof repairs and parking.

“I don’t know, to be fair, if that will be enough,” Matson said by phone Thursday. “There is an effort, we can debate the level, try to fix them so that we can move forward with this place. That said, we’ll see,” reveals the re-inspection of August 2.


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