and Video Courtesy Channel 9, Orlando
July 15, 2010
COUNTY, Fla. -- Some Orange County condo
owners are living with a nasty green swimming pool and large holes in the
buildings even though the owners pay more than $250 a month in homeowner
learned Tuesday that the property managers at the Silver
Pines Apartments on Pine Chase Drive, near Silver Star
Road, won't do anything to fix the problems.
Mallard has a nice condo inside, but it's the outside
she's worried about.
angry, yes, I am angry because it's ridiculous,"
the past four years, she's seen the place go from bad to worse and she's
not the only one who feels that way.
just bad, man, it's just really bad," condo owner James White said.
are holes under the eaves, you can look straight into the
attic at night, and people there say they hear animals
running around inside. Then there's the swimming pool,
which is filled with green goop. No one has gone swimming
there in years.
Obas says her ceiling falls in every time it rains.
it's raining, it's coming straight down, the
coming down on the floor. I have to put a bucket to pick up water,"
has replaced it on her own four times and, to top it all off, she and many
of her neighbors pay more than $250 a month in homeowners’ association
my money I pay every month, why can't they fix this?" Mallard said.
went to World of Homes Property Management to find out why
they have not fixed the problems. Reporter Jeff Deal
talked to general manager Randy Treadwell.
you think that's right, they're paying all that money and
they've got holes in the ceiling?” Deal asked.
not going to comment on it,” Treadwell replied.
are you doing with the money, where does it go?” Deal
the board of directors is working on that, that's the only comment I'm
going to make," he said.
are left wondering if anyone is really working on anything and why the
problems haven't been fixed sooner.
County Code Enforcement has cited World of Homes Management for the pool.
The Building Department may also be looking at damage to the building.