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Tenant and infamous landlord are in a court battle over claims of black mold, pests, rent hikes, and eviction

A San Jose landlord who is notorious for allowing his rental properties to fall into hazardous disrepair, is accused of skirting around the city’s new tenant protection laws. Michael Lucich, the landlord in question, has tried to raise the rents ...

California state tax building is targeted in lawsuit

State workers have taken legal action against the Board of Equalization, claiming that leaders of the agency new for years that there was a health hazard in the 24-story headquarters, but still continued to tell employees that the building was ...

Warnings issued after batches of marijuana sold in Las Vegas test positive for mold and bacteria

A public health and safety advisory has been issued by the Nevada Department of Taxation. The advisory warns that marijuana sold in Las Vegas has failed secondary microbial testing. The notice stated that the advisory was a follow up to ...

Indoor mold growth can be a potential health hazard

Mold growth is a homeowner’s worst fear. Not only is it aesthetically displeasing, but it can also cause structural damage that requires costly repairs. Even more concerning; exposure to mold has the potential to cause a variety of health problems. ...

Family evicted from apartment after they reported mold to landlord

Mold growth inside an apartment complex in Bartlett has created a nightmare for a renter and her family. Jessie Sidle, a resident of the Quail Ridge Highland Apartments, and her family, said that they began to notice stuff growing in. ...

Disaster specialists shares details regarding recent mold inspection in Salt Lake City

A Utah-based disaster specialist is reaching out to the public to share details about a recent mold inspection that was completed in Salt Lake City. The company offers their services to homes that have been damaged by flooding, fires, and …

How to prevent mold from growing in your carpets

According to a recent study, dust, moisture, and certain fiber types lead to fungal growth. Carpeting in locations where moisture levels are elevated are prime spots for mold growth. Bath mats on a bathroom floor, shag carpeting under a humidifier in a bedroom, or an area rug under a leaking air conditioner are just some examples of locations when mold growth can occur in carpeting. …

Florida tested disabled residents health as a result of mold exposure

Florida tested the health of more than 200 residents at a developmental and intellectual institution that is managed by the state. The testing was ordered after report illustrated that there was a severe mold infestation in 16 of the buildings …

Tenants of Chula Vista apartment say that they are being forced out of the building

Residents of the Meheli Palms Apartments, which is located at 215 H Street in Chula Vista, claim that they have been given a week to pack up their belongings and move elsewhere. The tenants are wondering if their eviction is …

The CDC finds humidifier is the cause of deadly mold contamination at Seattle Children’s Hospital

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that a humidifier is the cause of a deadly cause of Aspergillus mold infections at Seattle Children’s. The humidifier had not been used for a decade. Aspergillus mold contamination spread throughout …

Mold and mushrooms found growing in a Smoothie King

A Smoothie King, located in Miami Lakes, had way too many flies to count. In addition to the pests, a “mold-like substance and growth of mushroom organism,” was also found in the property. These findings are according to an inspection …

A resident of Altamonte Springs claims she spent $6,000 in rent for a mold-infested apartment she can’t live in

In August of 2019, Brianna Newham and her family were forced to move out of their home at the Timberlake Apartments in Altamonte Springs. She had suspected mold growth in the apartment, but as soon as it was confirmed, she …

NYC public housing residents experience increased risk of mold exposure

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is supposed to monitor and repair mold growth in public housing facilities, but private management of public housing facilities is stripping tenants of these protections. Tawana Myers, a public housing resident, suffers from …

A guide to identifying and removing mold

Mold is a pretty common problem among that homeowners experience. There are countless strains of mold and it can be found pretty much everywhere. When it grows outdoors, it isn’t a problem; however, when it grows indoors, it can become …

State House offices say no black mold has been found

Test results confirm that no black mold was found in the Joint Committee on Legislative Services office. These findings add yet another dimension to the drama that led investigators to search a dumpster at the State House. House Speaker Nicholas …

Mold growing in Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital

Mold has been discovered growing in the shower of a Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital room. “I saw horrific and spreading black mold the second I walked in that bathroom,” said a family member of the patient in the hospital room where the mold was found. “Through the sides, coming through the crevices, and it looks like climbing up the corner of the facility.”…

Mold found in Daytona Beach City Hall requires costly mitigation

Mold remediation has begun at Daytona Beach City Hall. After several complaints were made, a mold assessment was performed at City Hall. The assessment revealed that mold was, in fact, growing within certain parts of the building.…

Residents of Manhattan Square are frustrated by mold and asbestos problems

Residents who live at the downtown Rochester apartment complex, Manhattan Square, are voicing their concerns about asbestos work that has been going on for over and that isn’t scheduled to be completed until 2021. They’ve also expressed concern over mold …

Mold, roaches, and rats are plaguing Clinton Lofts residents, who claim they are being threatened with eviction

Shelense Webb, a resident of Clinton Lofts in Rochester, says that she has been forced to endure severe issues that are impacted her quality of life. As if that isn’t bad enough, Webb also says her landlord is also threatening …

Common locations for mold growth in Portland-area home

Mold. It’s one of the most feared four-letter words homeowner’s can hear. Nothing strikes more fear and horror. Finding mold in your home is certainly an overwhelming experience. As soon as you find it, you feel kind of guilty because …

Kansas City tenants are living in squalor

Chronic flooding, raw sewage, broken furnaces, holey ceilings, and black mold are just some of the conditions that tenants in a Kansas City apartment complex are living in. Residents of the Nob Hill apartments say that if the living conditions …

Christmas trees could be a source of indoor mold growth

Mold. It’s one of the most feared four-letter words homeowner’s can hear. Nothing strikes more fear and horror. Finding mold in your home is certainly an overwhelming experience. As soon as you find it, you feel kind of guilty because …

Military families file lawsuit against privately run housing at MacDill Air Force Base

Five Air Force service members and their families have filed a federal lawsuit against privately run housing owners and managers at MacDill Air Force Base. The moldy conditions in the military housing were so bad that mushrooms were actually growing …

Severe mold growth caused mushrooms in carpets in Florida military housing units, according to lawsuit

Mold has been running rampant at the privately operated military housing at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida. The contamination has not only cause health problems, but it has also led to mushrooms in the floor and carpets, says a …

Family who purchased mold-infested dream home receives $300K to rebuild

What was supposed to be an Ontario family’s dream home ended up turning into a nightmare when they discovered toxic black mold contaminated the entire property. The Austin family – Bridget, Mike, and their two young daughters – moved from …

Seattle Children’s CEO admits: “We failed” in response to 6 deaths and illnesses caused by mold

Dr. Jeff Sperring, the chief executive officer of Seattle Children’s, admitted that 14 patients have become ill as a result of exposure to Aspergillus mold. Six of those patients died. Dr. Sperring blamed the hospital for failing to recognize a …

Schools are plagued by toxic mold growth, yet testing isn’t being performed

It is unusual for the superintendent of a school to ask a reporter to investigate his school district, but that’s exactly what Jamie Green, the superintendent of Trinity Alps School District. He was so desperate to protect the welfare of …

No one is testing schools that are infected with hidden toxic mold

A school superintendent asking a reporter to investigate his district isn’t a common occurrence; however, that’s exactly what Jaime Green. The superintendent of Trinity Alps School District was so desperate to protect the students of the district that he had …

A mold dispute between a Long Beach landlord and tenant are an important reminder that mold needs to be dealt with immediately

A heated dispute between a landlord and tenant in Long Beach, California has garnered the attention of local news stations and tenants throughout the city. The dispute began when a tenant who resided at 3810 Ocean Blvd kept getting sick.…

Mold in military housing is still affecting families

At MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, several families have shared photographs of mold growing in their homes on the base. In the photos, mold can be seen growing inside the walls, under the floorboards, and in the HVAC units …

80 percent of Denver-based dispensaries fail random mold tests

The city of Denver recently conducted random tests at more than two dozen local dispensaries to find out if there was a potential for mold and yeast issues with the marijuana they were selling. The results of these tests were not reassuring.…

Lawsuit claims poor conditions at Del Rio bases sickened military families

Several families residing on Joint Base San Antonio – Randolph and Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio have filed a lawsuit in federal court. The suit alleges that there were a number of issues within the homes that the …

AETC military families are suing private housing contractor over mold and other issues

Military families who resided at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph and Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio claim that they were sickened by mold exposure and other toxins. The families have now taken legal action against the private housing contractor, …

Despite mold contamination in California prisons, federal officials refuse to conduct testing

Corrections officers throughout the United States work in prisons that are contaminated with mold. Two of those prisons are located in the state of California. Leaders of the prisons have let mold grow in the facilities for years and refused …

College student sickened by mold growth in her dorm room

While parents may have a lot of concerns when they send their children off to college, but there’s one concern that is often overlooked: mold. Families of several college students who have been exposed to indoor mold growth on their school campuses are sharing their experiences to bring attention to this serious problem.…

Concerns of mold growth at Texas A&M on-campus housing

The mother of a student who attends Texas A&M in Corpus Christi is voicing concerns about indoor mold growth in her son’s on-campus housing. Adrianne Salinas’ son, Jeremey, is a student at Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, where, the pair says there is mold growing in his on-campus apartment at the Momentum Village complex.…

Canton family is sharing their toxic mold nightmare to warn others

From the outside, the Gudith family’s home looks impeccable. The bright green lawn is well-manicured and the gardens are lush. From the surface, the interior of the two-story brick colonial home looked just as visually appealing. “Ask anyone who knows …

Heart transplant survivor is concerned that her health has been compromised by conditions in her affordable housing

Corie Crowe, a now 35-year-old woman, had a heart transplant that saved her life when she was just three-years-old. She is one of the longest surviving heart transplant patients in the nation. With all that she has been through in …

How to prevent microbial growth in your home

High humidity levels in your home aren’t just a source of discomfort; they can also lead to a serious problem: mold growth. Mold is a form of fungi and there are dozens of varieties. Molds are all around us. In nature, they usually aren’t a cause for concern and are actually quite beneficial, …

Mold growth detected and cleared in one part of Virginia High School after air quality tests were conducted

After air quality tests were conducted at Virginia High School in Bristol it was determined that mold was growing in a non-instructional area of the school. According to Keith Perrigan, the Superintendent of Bristol Public Schools, an air quality test …

St. Louis County tells apartment complex owners to fix the deplorable conditions or they could go to court

St. Louis County has given the owners of Windham Chase Apartments a deadline to fix violations that residents of the complex say are “unlivable conditions”. Octavia Cole has been living in a unit at Windham Chase Apartments for around two …

Mold in storage facility leaves renters stunned

Renters of a newly constructed Cincinnati storage unit were stunned to find that their belongings are covered in mold. The storage unit, CubeSmart, had only been opened for a few months, which is why Stephanie Goldfuss decided to rent a unit at the Eastgate facility. Because the facility was new, she assumed that it would be a clean, dry, safe place to store her belongings. …

Lawsuit filed against Prairie du Chien claims that inmates have been exposed to dangerous conditions

Ten inmates at the Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution claim that they are being exposed to dangerous conditions. They allege that there is toxic black mold and asbestos. They also claim that the water is contaminated with led. A lawsuit …

Mold growth sparks investigation at Lackland Air Force Base dorms

Phots of mold growth at Lackland Air Force Base dorms went viral after they were shared on an Air Force Facebook group page. “It was gross to live in, but I didn’t suffer any health issues,” a veteran who wished …

Northland woman and her dog affected by indoor mold growth

A resident of Northland and her dog are exhibiting symptoms of mold-related illness. The woman’s doctor and her dog’s vet said that they are both allergic to mold. Lana Becerra, her boyfriend, and her dog live in an apartment just …

Code enforcement investigating after Aurora woman discovers mushroom growing out of her shower

Jacqueline Martinez moved into her very first apartment with her daughter just a few months ago. Her apartment is in the Courtyards at Buckley, located in Aurora, a city located just outside of Denver.…

As floodwaters recede, mold concerns grow in St. Louis

After extreme flooding in the St. Louis area, residents are starting to return to their homes, only to find that they have suffered extensive damage as a result of the floodwaters. While homeowners survey the damage, they wonder what they …

Tenants of a Richmond, MO apartment complex say they’re living in mold-ridden conditions

Rotting walls, falling ceilings, and black mold are just a few things on the list of complaints that tenants of an apartment complex in Ray County are complaining about. The tenants are frustrated with the unsanitary living conditions. They’re even …

Toxic mold turns Ontario family’s dream home into a nightmare

As soon as the Austin family saw the house in Ontario’s cottage country, they knew that it was the perfect fit for them. They picture their two young children playing outside in the oversized yard that was bursting with nature. …

Mother is worried about the effects of mold growth on her infant

Drenched floors and mold contamination. Those are the conditions that a West Omaha woman claims she has been dealing with in her apartment for about four months. Carla Kazee said that she was told that she could move to a …

Mold can be a serious problem in the summer. Here’s how to handle it

During the summer season, cases of mold growth spike. Mold thrives in moist, warm conditions, and given the high humidity levels and warmth that the summer season brings, it makes sense that indoor mold growth surges. In Seattle, these conditions, …

Leading causes of mold growth in NYC apartment buildings

The majority of NYC residents live in apartment buildings, and while many enjoy a number of perks, there are some concerns, too. For example, with so many people living in a building, accidents can happen that can spark mold growth; …

The moldy aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

After Hurricane Harvey hit, a lot of Houston property owners faced indoor mold growth issues and the problems that the fungi causes. With the recent increase in natural disasters, property owners have become increasingly aware of and more concerned about …

Residents of a Boynton Beach apartment complex are raising concerns about mold

Residents who live at an apartment complex, located at 500 Ocean in Boynton Beach, claim that mold has taken over their homes and some residents say that the mold is making them sick. “My concern is my hair has been …

County ignoring mold-related sickness at Estrella Jail

Women claim that they have been sickened by mold growth at Estrella Jail. One woman said that the jail “did not comply with proper protocol for sanitation of vents, drains in showers, and bathrooms.” She also said, “There is black …

NC Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Combat Mold in Apartments

New legislation has been introduced by North Carolina lawmakers concerning health hazards in rental properties. The legislation, if passed, would allow local governments the power to better handle health hazards in apartments and other rental properties; particularly mold. House Bill …

A man’s new invention can detect conditions that are right for mold growth

A man who is on a mission to protect his home from the invasion of a silent, undetectable problem has created an invention that can alert you when the conditions are just right for an attack. The problem is mold.…

Mold and asbestos turn dream house into house of horrors

Cathy Arrington was elated when she found the home of her dreams. But her dreams soon came became a nightmare when she moved in and discovered what was lurking in her new home. Arrington said that as soon as she …

Tenant claims mold in his home was the cause of his sinus surgery

David Sawyer and his roommates were excited to move into their Saint Petersburg rental home. “It all looked good. Me and my two roommates were excited to have the chance to move in,” he said. However, upon moving in, the …

Intense rainfall spurs mold growth in homes throughout San Diego

Residents throughout San Diego County claim that they have discovered mold growth in their homes after intense rainfall drenched the city. Several mold testing and remediation companies contacted a local news station to report that they have seen a significant …

Complaints of mold and poor maintenance at Hampton Roads military housing

Emily Rizzo, a Navy wife, spotted something wrong with the stairs in her family’s privatized military townhouse. Then she fell down them and broke her right foot. Rizzo contacted maintenance, who schedule appointments for vendors to look at the stairs …

Record rainfall leads to mold growth in Virginia schools

Record rainfall in Virginia has led to the development of a really messy problem for schools: mold. The mold growth in schools has caused health issues for some students who were not aware that the buildings they were spending so …

Canadian winters are a prime season for indoor mold growth

A lot of Canadians assume that winter is the down season for mold growth; however, in reality, that couldn’t be any further from the truth. In fact, Canadian winters present plenty of opportunities for mold widespread indoor mold growth. In …

Mold is a major housing issue in wet regions, such as Virginia

Do you take a shower without properly ventilating your bathroom? Do you open your windows instead of running air conditioning to cool your home? Do you have water leaks in your home? If you answered “yes” to any of these …

Davenport resident is battling black mold in her apartment

Michelle Regans, a grandmother who lives in Davenport, says that she moved into an apartment, leased by Great River Realty, with her nearly one-year-old grandson, Tayler. She said that ever since the pair moved in, there have been problems, including …

Indiana neighbors are concerned about “whiskey mold” and what it will do to their homes and their health

As you drive along Main Street in Greendale, Indiana, it’s hard to miss the street signs and houses that appear as if they are covered with black shellac. Richard Stinchcomb, a resident of Greendale, said that there’s a serious problem …

Mold contamination confirmed at Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Operations Center

A recently issued report has confirmed the presence of mold contamination inside the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Operations Center. After suspecting mold was present in the facility, Flagler County officials hired an engineering consultant to cut 36 holes into walls …

‘MacDill was the worst place I ever lived,’ says a combat veteran, regarding the mold issues that have plagued MacDill Air Force Base

Sgt. Maj. Jason Collins, a member of the elite Green Berets, has been deployed 18 times over the course of his career in the Air Force. He was in combat in Afghanistan, Syria, and Iraq, and earned two Purple Hearts …

A mold problem persists at Oklahoma County jail

The Oklahoma County jail has been undergoing remediation for mold for over a year. In that time, only about half of the facility has been cleaned, according to Stacey Trumbo, the county engineer. Trumbo told the Oklahoma County commissioners that …

Mold is growing in my house: Now what do I do?

You’ve decided to put your house on the market and as you’re getting it ready to sell, you spot a fuzzy batch of something green or black growing along the wall in your basement. You realize it’s that dread four-letter …

Building at DeLand Campus at Daytona State College Closed Due to Mold

A business building on the DeLand campus of Daytona State College has been closed while mold contamination in more than half of the rooms is being dealt with. Mold was found in 16 of the building’s 33 rooms, and while …

Mold problems at University of Louisville are brought to light in a viral post

A University of Louisville student has suggested a cycle of mold issues in some of the school’s oldest residence halls. The post has gone viral. Freshman Bethany Morgan said that she first started to experience issues with mold in her …

Expectant mother expresses concern after neighbor finds possible mold growth in apartment complex

A mother residing at Marbella Apartments is voicing her concern about mold penetrating her apartment unity. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, said that mold is growing through the walls in the unit located directly underneath hers. She alleges …

A look back at the effects of Hurricane Harvey on Houston

On August 25, 2017, the world watched as Hurricane Harvey barreled into Houston. The storm has been called one of the most catastrophic natural events ever recorded. Flooding caused by the storm was responsible for countless tragedies, including medical emergencies, …

Detroit mother alleges that mold is making her sick, but landlord won’t fix the problem

A Detroit mother has been living with an issue that she claims has been festering for months inside her home. The problem is mold. Jenna Gardner and her family reside in a rental house in Detroit. Gardner said that she …

Mold growth, rats, and bed bugs, oh my! These are just some the problems students and staff are experiencing at a Phoenix school district

Mold growing in classrooms and rats biting students; these are just some of the problems that have been cited on a long list issues at an elementary school in Phoenix. The report, which is 26 pages long, was generated by …

Mold plagues new houses in League City community

Residents of Mar Bella, a League City neighborhood, are calling their community a different name these days: ‘Mold’ Bella. Many of the homeowners who live in the neighborhood, which is located about 30 minutes from Houston, claim that moisture issues …

Tenants were never told about the mold conditions they were living in for months

Residents of a Trinity Park apartment building were living with mold for months, but they never knew it. When reporters from a local news station visited the building, they had to watch out for water logged carpets and hold their …

Mold growth is making University of Pennsylvania students sick

More than 20 rooms in the Quad are contaminated with mold, forcing students to move out of their housing and temporarily relocate. The mold problem is also sparking health concerns. Penn’s Facilities and Real Estate Services have determined that water …

Detroit family forced to move because of mold

Tanishia Goudy and her two children are leaving their home as a result of mold contamination. The family is also leaving behind their personal possessions for fear that they could also be contaminated with mold. The family doesn’t want to …

Mold, mold, and more mold

Mold is a four-letter word that no one wants to hear, especially when it’s concerning the property the live in. When renters discover mold growth in their apartment, do they have to live with it, or is there a way …

Concerns about mold growth delayed school openings in Allegheny County

According to the Allegheny County Health Department, three school districts in Allegheny County had to alter their class schedules, as well as their locations, as a result of mold growth that is believed to be caused by the wet and …

Student expresses concern about health issues related to mold at TAMUCC

A student at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi has taken to social media to share his concern about the potential health hazards that he is being exposed to as a result of unhealthy conditions in his on-campus housing facility. …

Thornton resident demands replacement housing after black mold is found in her apartment

A Thornton resident is seeking a new place for her and her family to call home after test results found that black mold was growing in the family’s apartment. Ms. Ward reached out to a local news station for help. …

Rising sea levels lead to rising concerns about mold-related health risks

Nancy Arnold headed down into her basement the day after Superstorm Sandy barreled into Connecticut. She was shocked by what she saw: her furnace was submerged in five feet of sea water from the surge the storm swelled up. After …

Mold Exposure Possible Cause for Child’s Illness

Charlotte resident Jessica Smith says that here 1-year-old is severely ill as a result of being exposed to mold in their apartment. According to Smith, after suffering a long-list of severe symptoms, doctor’s tested her son for mycotoxins, toxins that …

The role mold played in the Berkley housing crisis

Each year, thousands of Berkley students move from their on-campus dorms to apartments of their own. It’s exciting, to say the least. They chose their furnishings, purchase their groceries, set their WiFi passwords, and begin their journey living in their …

Tenant claim leaks are causing mold growth in their apartment

A resident who lives in an east side apartment complex is fearful of returning to their apartment unit. The resident claims that the conditions in the apartment are unsanitary and unsafe as a result of mold, mice, and other pests, …

The Effects of Mold Exposure on Human Health

Mold is a term that is used to describe an assortment of fungi. Molds are all around us and they thrive in moist and warm environments. When it grows outdoors, it usually isn’t a problem; in fact, it is beneficial …

Florida news agency investigates homes for mold

The average person spends more time in their home than they do anywhere else, and that can be problematic when your home is contaminated with mold and you aren’t even aware of it. South Florida’s year-round high temperatures and high …

Mold is the likely cause of health issues affecting employees of largest state office building in Southern Nevada

Stachybotrys charatrum, toxic black mold, has been found growing in the Grant Sawyer Office building, the largest state-owned office building in Southern Nevada. The five-story building houses 700 employees and is the site of public meetings that thousands attend. According…

Over 100 Tenants of Mill Complexes Claim They’ve Been Exposed to Mold

More than 100 tenants – former and present – of the Mill Loft apartment properties allege that they have been exposed to “mold and other pathogens.” The tenants say that the developer, Brady Sullivan, is to blame. “If this was …

Contending a lingering problem after Hurricane Harvey: moldinspectionandtest

After Hurricane Harvey made landfall, people throughout the state of Texas had to face the aftermath. The storm wreaked havoc on homes and businesses throughout the state, and while, for the most part, the damage has been cleaned up, many property owners are still contending with a lingering problem: mold.…

Foster mom evicted after homeowner wouldn’t handle black mold issue

Murcell Tarver, a Jackson foster mom is being evicted over black mold growth in her home. Tarver’s landlord said that she can live somewhere else. The landlord claims that they made efforts to fix the problem and that Tarver refused …

People claim black mold is making them sick

A law firm based in Tallahassee said that it’s considering filing a class action lawsuit on behalf of nearly 50 people who reside in HUD apartment complexes in Jacksonville, Florida. A legal assistant for the Bernard Daley law firm, Robert …

Jacksonville apartments have mushrooms growing out of their ceilings

Tenants residing at the Common Apartments on Anniston Road are expressing their concern after their landlord wouldn’t do anything to fix mold and mushrooms that were sprouting from their ceilings and walls. Megan Bianchi, a Former Commons leasing agent, explained …

Indianapolis woman concerned that mold in her apartment is making her family sick

An Indianapolis woman is concerned that mold growing in her apartment is making her family sick. Marcya Hill-Brown and her family have been living in a sixth floor apartment in a complex located at 36th Street and North Meridian for …

How distinguish normal mold from bad mold

Mold. The mere mention of this four-letter word sets panic in homeowners and renters. The green, black, or blue fuzzy substance thrives in dark, warm, and moist environment. In many cases, mold growth is normal and nothing to panic about; on bread, for example. But when you find it growing on your walls, floors, or other surfaces in your home, there’s cause for concern. …

Landlord leases house contaminated with mold and code violations

Despite the fact that Memphis Code Enforcement Officials deemed an East Memphis property uninhabitable, the landlord continued to lead the property anyway. The landlord, as it turns out, is a former $1 million winner of a Mississippi casino. Records indicate …

Mold contaminated a Philadelphia school for years, despite the district’s claims

John B. Kelly Elementary School, part of the Philadelphia School District, issued a report that there was possible mold contamination in its building. The district immediately shut down the school, conducted an investigation, and found that there were trace amounts …

Common causes of mold growth in schools and homes

While the mold growth discovered at a South Jersey school might not be as severe as the deadly fungal contamination problems in the Philadelphia suburb of Phoenixville back in 1958, it was dangerous enough to prompt the closing of the …

Mold forces Texas high school forced to temporary campus

Willowridge High School students were forced to move to a temporary campus. The school, which in the Fort Bend district, had a large presence of indoor mold growth. Students, faculty, and staff had to move to Marshall High, approximately 5 miles away, while the mold was being handled. …

Teachers and students of Broward schools are still being affected years later

Nearly two decades ago, a grand jury ordered the Broward schools to control the mold contamination that was consuming its buildings, but the district still has no way to determine whether all of the students and teachers are breathing clean …

Stored grain threatened by blue eye mold

Grain specialists are warning grain producers of potential fungus infestations. The combination of temperature and humidity mean that grain producers need to be aware of the high risk of the development of blue eye mold on stored grains. The fungus …

Residents learn about indoor mold growth the hard way

Nearly two decades ago, a grand jury ordered the Broward schools to control the mold contamination that was consuming its buildings, but the district still has no way to determine whether all of the students and teachers are breathing clean …

Louisville tenant is frustrated with landlord’s lack of concern for mold growth in her building

Mold and water damage is the last thing anyone wants to find in their home, but unfortunately, that’s exactly what a resident of Old Louisville allege that she has been forced to deal with for months. The resident also claims…

Toxic mold growth found in Louisville buildings

Mold and water damage is the last thing anyone wants to find in their home, but unfortunately, that’s exactly what a resident of Old Louisville allege that she has been forced to deal with for months. The resident also claims…

Lincoln resident sues landlord over mold in her duplex

A Lincoln resident, who was diagnosed with fungal pneumonia, has filed a lawsuit against the manager of her west Lincoln duplex. She claims that the manager of the duplex repeatedly failed to address the mold issue, which she reported several …

How serious are mold problems in flooded homes in the Bay Area?

First comes the flood, next comes the mold. For many residents of San Jose, the side effects of mold exposure have already begun: sneezing and coughing. A week after the Joan Rivas-Cosby left her Olinder neighborhood home, the ceiling of …

A sixth death has been liked to mold outbreak at Pittsburgh hospital

A third wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in connection with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s mold outbreak. The most recent death occurred in the wake of five previous deaths that have been linked to heavy mold growth in …

Mold responsible for five deaths at Pittsburgh hospitals

Severe mold contamination was discovered in the linens used at two University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospitals. Five deaths linked to mold exposure have also occurred at these hospitals, according to a report. The report was filed with the Allegheny …

Mold growth a major concern in New York City’s public housing

Indoor mold growth has always been a problem in New York City, but since Super Storm Sandy, the problem has intensified. A Brooklyn advocacy group is asking for a solution. The community development program manager for Brooklyn’s Red Hook Initiative …

Former employee at South Memphis hotel complaints about mold issues

Kynesha Carlock, a former employee of the Champaign Place hotel, is speaking out after she alleges that management did not help with a possible health hazard in the building. Carlock said that she liked working at the hotel until she …

Mold growth confirmed in flooring and ducts at Largo charter school

It was hiding under the flooring in the hallways and floated through the air in classrooms. When it was finally discovered, it released an intense musty odor. The hidden problem that was uncovered at a Largo charter school as mold. …

Mold and other toxins found at Northwood Centre

An air quality report at Northwood Centre highlighted issues that concerned mold, toxins, and even bat guano at the office complex, which was once a mall. The report detailed the findings of environmental consultants who were hired to test the …

Mold causes a serious dilemma for a Lincoln City family

Toxic black mold could be spreading throughout your homes and affecting your health before you even realize it’s there. How do you know? What can you do about it? Joaquin and Stephanie Waldroop of Lincoln City believe that their family …

Norfolk contractor sued by apartment complex over mold growth issues, but the attorney for the complex says there is no mold growth

The District, a company that owns an apartment complex near Old Dominion University, filed a lawsuit against a Norfolk contractor, citing mold growth, which the company claims has been caused by shoddy construction. The District states that the mold is …

New California law grants tenants resources for mold growth in their apartments

Mold is one of the biggest complaints among renters in California; however, until recently, there wasn’t much that they could do about the potentially dangerous conditions they faced in their apartments. Now, a new state law deems that mold growth …

Toxic mold is harmful, expensive, and in some cases, can be deadly

The beautiful scenery and year-round warmth make South Florida an appealing place to live, but there’s something in the region that can pose serious risks: mold. The warm temperatures and high humidity levels make south Florida the prime location for …

South Bay tenants claim they’ve been plagued by mold problems

Residents of The Sycamores, a part of Jan Jose’s North Park Apartment Village, claim that mold is the “best kept secret” of their development. Some residents claim that a 2012 lawsuit indicates that the managers of the apartment were aware …

Mold: A Leading Source of Indoor Allergens

When most people think about allergies, pollen, hay fever, and pet dander usually come to mind. While it’s true that all of allergens can and do have a significant impact on many people, there’s another type of allergen that you may be exposed to and you don’t even realize it; an allergen that’s even more powerful than pollen, hay fever, …

Hidden mold lurking in your home could be making you sick

Does living in a home infested with mold make you cringe? Well, that’s exactly what some residents of Provo have been living with for months, without even knowing it. Worse yet, the hidden mod problem was making them sick. These …

War declared on mold growth in wet homes in Lincoln

Lincoln officials are asking residents of the city who have water damaged homes and flooded basements to try and stop mold from growing. The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department issued the warning after heavy rainfall drenched Lincoln. “Molds are known to …

Unsanitary living conditions reported at a Milwaukee apartment building

Fallen ceilings, pungent odors, and fungus growing in the hallways… These don’t exactly sound like sanitary conditions to live in, but sadly, they are the conditions that apartment dwellers in a Milwaukee complex are being forced to deal with. The …

Mold growth sparks Albertsons to clean their warehouse

Albertsons’ is taking action and cleaning its Portland-based distribution center after an investigator for a local news station found mold growing on the shelves in the distribution center where food is stored and the shipped to 104 stores. For several …

Why are apartments in San Francisco so mold? What can you do about it?

If you have ever lived in San Francisco, you have more than likely heard the horror stories about mold growth in someone’s home. You’ve heard about the damp closets that are covered with mold, or asthma-, headache-, and fatigue-inducing toxic …

Mold turns Carmel couple’s dream home into a nightmare

If you have ever lived in San Francisco, you have more than likely heard the horror stories about mold growth in someone’s home. You’ve heard about the damp closets that are covered with mold, or asthma-, headache-, and fatigue-inducing toxic …

Navy family files lawsuit, claiming mold in housing made them sick

A Navy family has filed a lawsuit against the company that manages the Hampton Roads military housing units they live in. The family alleges that a severe mold infestation in their home has caused several ongoing health problems. The $3.7…

Tenants forced to live with mold and pests

From the exterior, the apartment building that sits on the north side of a commercial corridor looks just like just like any other; however, it’s when you look inside that you immediately notice that it isn’t like any other apartment building, and that the conditions tenants have to endure are horrifying. …

Mold still thrives in a high-rise, even after costly remediation

A public housing agency that operates a Dayton-area high-rise spent more than $100,000 to have water damage and widespread black mold growth cleaned from housing unit. However, despite the remediation, residents of the high-rise say that they are still having problems with mold growth.…

Stopping and preventing indoor mold growth

The key to controlling mold growth is controlling moisture. Mold thrives in moist locations, so if you have mold growing in your home, moisture is present and must be taken care if in order to stop the continued mold growth..…

Mold growth suspected at Normal Regional Hospital

A whistleblower claims that mold growth has been found at Normal Regional Hospital. The whistleblower says that construction at the hospital unveiled mold growing inside the walls of patient rooms. This person also claims that the contractor who was hired …

Mold may be responsible for illnesses at a Sunnyside school

When Suzanne Anderson, a teacher at Summit View Elementary School, found mold growing behind a poster in her classroom, she was alarmed. Angela Cupis, the teacher who taught in Anderson’s classroom the previous year, said that she had an awful …

Former Oklahoma City tenant raises concerns about mold issues in apartment building

Douglas Harmon, a former tenant of an apartment building located at 835 East Drive, is voicing his concerns about mold contamination in his former home. Harmon claims the mold can be seen in the utility closets of the apartment, on …

Despite dry climate, black mold is a serious problem in Utah

Many people often think that mold isn’t a problem in a dry climate like Utah; after all, mold only thrives in moist locations. But just because the climate is dry, that doesn’t mean that moisture isn’t present inside, and where …

Ice dams may be a source of woes for Wisconsin property owners

Gunnar Josefsson and Pam Meuer, a Madison couple, say that the illnesses they have experienced are the direct results of household mold growth. The couple says that those issues are complicated even further because of the skepticism they received when …

Charlottesville family in the midst of a spore war

Larry Butler and his wife Judit Szaloki finally decided to take the leap and purchase their first home. After renting for 12 years, they decided that it was time to make a solid investment and settle down.…

Mold in rental housing is a serious health risk

Though many students are familiar with mold growing in their refrigerators, several are complaining that mold is growing in other parts of their homes, as well. Mold has been detected in buildings throughout Ames. Though it’s a common household problem, …
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