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YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. Man asked to leave condo after mold found

Posted at 5:31 PM, Feb 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-20 20:31:23-05
A Las Vegas family said they have nowhere to go after a crew started tearing open the walls of their condominium while they were still living there.
Thomas Torman said he noticed mold in his apartment near Lake Mead Boulevard and Buffalo Drive about a year after moving in.
He said everyone in the family was sick, so they had this inspection done and came back positive for mold. When Torman let his landlord know, he said the landlord sent over handymen, which he did not think was enough.
"I sent him a pretty strongly-worded text and email saying, 'look you need to fix this, I'm telling you stop sending handymen,'" said Troman. "He hires a lawyer and that lawyer sends me a 30-day notice to get out of the unit."
Torman said he had already paid rent for the month of February, and then said he was expected to live with the moldy walls torn open.
13 Action News wanted an explanation, so we reached out to his landlord.
The landlord told us he needed to talk with his lawyer before talking with us, but their offices were closed Monday for the holiday. We will be sure to follow up with the landlord and let you know what he says.