Apartment complex responds to residents' lawsuit about dirty, dangerous conditions

Apartment complex responds to residents' lawsuit about dirty, dangerous conditions

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Residents claim their west Charlotte apartment complex forced them to pay rent while living in dirty, even dangerous conditions.

Two tenants filed a class-action lawsuit against Lake Arbor apartments with at least 100 other people who lived there joining in.

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And now, the apartment complex is responding to their lawsuit.

Families were so upset at one point, they took a bag of fake rats to the city council to make a point about what they said they were dealing with and now they want a refund.

An attorney for the apartment complex sent Channel 9 this statement about the Lawsuit:

"My clients dispute the allegations in the complaint and will vigorously contest the lawsuit."