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Elm Grove apartment owners get more time to make repairs

Elm Grove Garden (Source: WAFB) Elm Grove Garden (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -  The federal government is giving the Baton Rouge apartment complex exposed two weeks ago more time to make urgent repairs.

9News Investigators exposed the unsanitary and unsafe conditions at Elm Grove Garden Apartments in Baton Rouge. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) initially gave the owners seven days to repair or replace broken detectors, light fixtures. and balcony railings.

A spokeswoman for HUD says the owners are waiting on supplies so they decided to give them until Friday to make those repairs. If the work is not done by then, the owners could face penalties.

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