BOSTON (CBS) – A group of sophomore students from Boston University now have to spend their first night back at school at a hotel because of what they walked into Wednesday morning.
Six students were set to move into an apartment along Linden Street the day before classes were set to begin at Boston University. The apartment had holes in the wall, shattered glass on the ground from broken windows and trash throughout.READ MORE: Pfizer Submits Data On COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids 5-11 To FDA For Review
“We talked to the realtor yesterday, we said there’s broken windows, broken doors, he said it would all be cleaned this morning and we got here at 12 and it looked like nobody even touched the place,” student Ruedi Kafabach said.READ MORE: Climate Protesters Tie Themselves To Boat Outside Gov. Charlie Baker's House In Swampscott
City housing inspectors walked through the Linden Street apartment alongside Mayor Kim Janey.
Janey says situations like this is why they have more than 50 city inspectors come out every year to ensure places students are moving into are up to state sanitary codes and fire codes.MORE NEWS: 'It Was Shocking': American Flag Torn Down, Stolen From Pulaski Park In Boston
“This is why we have the team here; we will not tolerate that in the city of Boston our young people deserve to live in good housing,” Janey said.