Good Samaritan pays for family to move to hotel after car crash damages apartment building


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — People dwelling at an apartment complicated within the downtown Las Vegas space, say the steps are nonetheless lacking at their building. 

8 News Now first introduced you the story Thursday.  

Now, a number of the tenants have moved, thanks to a involved 8 News Now viewer who noticed the story. 

As of Friday afternoon, residents had been nonetheless dwelling upstairs and utilizing a ladder to get down. One girl stated she knew she wanted to step in and assist.  

This isn’t precisely how David Gois and his family need to get to their house. The stairs are out by the road as a result of a car crashed into them. 

“It’s inconvenient for me, my family especially the kids,” Gois stated. “I’m in fear for the kids’ safety and health.” 

The crash occurred Sunday.  

Many had been shocked by this story together with 8 News Now viewer Tracy from Boulder City. 

“We will go ahead and take care of the accommodations at the Hotel California, how is that,” Tracy stated to the family. 

She was shocked they had been dwelling like this for a number of days so she moved the family to a hotel for a couple of weeks.  

“I’m appalled, I can’t believe they have to climb up and down this ladder,” Tracy instructed 8 News Now. “Somebody needs to help them out, I feel like this is a dangerous situation.” 

 8 News Now reached out to the landlord Thursday.  

He acquired again to us saying they had been working to get non permanent housing. He additionally stated they’re going to restore the steps as quick as they’ll.  

Tenants rights lawyer Dawn Jenson instructed 8 News Now landlords should not legally required to pay for substitute housing in conditions like this.  

Tracy stated she is keen to assist the family finally move as properly.  

“I am willing to help you with the deposits and with a couple months’ worth of rent,” Tracy stated. 

The landlord additionally instructed 8 News Now they’re making an attempt to assist the opposite tenant upstairs move.  

The metropolis was out right here Tuesday and instructed 8 News Now they are going to be again right here on March 8 to verify on the repairs.  


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