KC health service solves heat / water shortage in apartments

Kansas City Department of Health inspectors spent the weekend overseeing repairs to heating units, water heaters and water pipes, at several apartments in Harvard Court apartments near the US Highway 40 and Sterling Ave. KMBC 9 Investigations uncovered several problems in the apartments on Friday and reported about the property for almost two years. The Healthy Rental Housing Inspection program had previously scheduled tours of the property, but inspectors also made the decision to post signs on the property stating “non-compliant,” preventing landlords and property managers from renting properties. units until repairs are made. “We put the property on probation,” said Naser Jouhari, director of environmental health for the Kansas City Missouri health department. Jouhari says this is the second time in three years that the property has been on probation. The health department has investigated 577 on-site complaints since the Kansas City program began in 2018. A representative for the property management company, Wogan Group, has not responded to multiple emails or requests for comment since. KMBC has started reporting on the property. KariLynn Myers is still awaiting repairs to her boiler after first telling KMBC 9 Investigates on Friday that she uses her oven and radiators to keep her apartment warm. Myers also says there was sewage backing up into his tub this weekend. climax that will do something, ”Myers said. Health department chiefs say Myers is expected to have the repairs completed by the end of the week. They also say they would continue to investigate any complaints about sewage back-ups. If you’re having trouble at Harvard Court or any other Kansas City apartment, you can call the Healthy Homes program at 816-513-6347 or dial 311. You can also email [email protected] .

Kansas City Department of Health inspectors spent the weekend overseeing repairs to heating units, water heaters and water pipes at several apartments in Harvard Court apartments near US Highway 40 and Sterling Ave.

KMBC 9 Investigations on Friday uncovered several problems in the apartments and reported on the property for nearly two years.

The Healthy Home Rentals Inspection program had previously scheduled visits to the property, but inspectors also made a decision to post signs on the property stating “non-compliant,” preventing landlords and property managers from renting. units until repairs are made.

“We put the property on probation,” said Naser Jouhari, environmental health manager for the Kansas City, Missouri, health department.

Jouhari says this is the second time in three years that the property has been on probation. The Department of Health has investigated 577 on-site complaints since the Kansas City program began in 2018.

A representative for the property management company, Wogan Group, has not responded to multiple emails or requests for comment since KMBC began reporting on the property.

KariLynn Myers is still awaiting repairs to her boiler after she first told KMBC 9 Investigates on Friday that she was using her oven and radiators to keep her apartment warm.

Myers also says there was sewage backing up into his tub this weekend.

“I hope this is the climax that will get something done,” Myers said.

Health department chiefs say Myers is expected to have the repairs completed by the end of the week. They also say they would continue to investigate any complaints about sewage back-ups.

If you’re having trouble at Harvard Court or any other apartment in Kansas City, you can call the Healthy Homes program at 816-513-6347 or dial 311. You can also email [email protected] .