Dangerous Exhaust Fumes – No Response
Edited on: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 8:01 am
One Response to “Dangerous Exhaust Fumes – No Response”
July 10th, 2013 11:44 am
It does not say where u live but in sf ca where i work w a tenants rights (hrcsf.org – check out resources) and we tell them to:
Perhaps you could put up a camera to show cars backing up and the length time they r there.
At the end of that letter give a date when they need to get back to you. Letters are hard copy – a ‘legal’ document – proof that you told then – then send it off certified mail keeping copy of letter and the receipt.
Next call the DBI department of building inspection- although it may not be their jurisdiction they can come out and can refer the problem to EPA or public health – or you can call those groups yourself.
Remember please that renting is business and friendly is not a friend = I don’t know what state you are in but there must be state laws governing renters and landlords+ see if you have rent control or renters rights groups/
Exhaust is compound being burnt – heated up the liquid changes into airborne chemical vapour/not good for health – anything burning is bad for health when breathed in.
In california WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY
“Habitable” means that the apartment conforms to the standards set forth in California Civil Code Section 1941.1, as listed above. Even if you knew that a unit was below code when you moved in, you still have the right to demand that it be brought up to habitable standards. Habitability could include a fume free unit
Peaceful quiet enjoyment of ones rental unit is another subject that should be considered. Paying rent to live in a fume filled unit
How much worse can the quality of indoor air be than that of the air outdoors?
How do combustion gases cause harm?
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