That building was doomed -- until Mika Highsmith stepped in - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

That building was doomed -- until Mika Highsmith stepped in

By Mika Highsmith - bio | email

Posted by Kate Oatis - email

TOLEDO (WTOL) - Water damage, broken furnaces, ovens that caught on fire when people tried to use them for heat -- an apartment building we visited last week had it all.

Folks in that building were frustrated and scared, so they contacted Call 11 for Action problem solver Mika Highsmith.

She got on it, and here's the good news: The Dept. of Neighborhoods stepped in to help all the tenants financially so they can get into other apartments. Mika also spoke to the landlord who says all these issues just popped up a week ago and while the building is in foreclosure he was planning to fix everything. No need for that now -- the tenants will be moved and taken care of.

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