FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Do Not Occupy Order Issued for Troy Place Apartments
Safety Concerns and Uninhabitable Conditions Lead to Relocation Assistance Provided to Residents Troy Place Apartments.
Troy, MI – January 18, 2024 – The City of Troy responded to resident complaints at 2869 Troy Center Dr./ Troy Place Apartments on January 15th, 2024, regarding lack of heat in apartment units. Since that time, City Officials have been attempting to work with property owners to resolve the building’s heating issues, however, property owners continue to be unresponsive.
Due to safety concerns related to extremely low unit temperatures, the building was determined uninhabitable on January 18th, 2024. The property was found in violation of the standards set forth in Chapter 82, Section 602.3 of the City of Troy’s Property Maintenance Code.
On January 18, 2024, at 1:00 p.m., under the direction of the City of Troy’s Fire Department and Building Official, a “Do Not Occupy” Order was posted at 2873, 2869, 2871 and 2875 Troy Center Drive/Troy Place Apartments. This Order was issued based on the lack of a fully functional heating system, apparent fire suppression frozen pipes, and elevator failure.
City Officials provided residents with relocation assistance and a list of resources.
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