Lee Holloway, Still a Slumlord (Part…Oh, I’ve Lost Count)

Hon­estly don’t know what’s more depress­ing:  That Hol­loway still hasn’t fixed this crap, or that cer­tain lib­eral blog­gers because of their blind hatred of out-going Mil­wau­kee County Exec­u­tive / Governor-Elect Scott Walker *cough* cap­per *cough* take this man seriously.

City of Mil­wau­kee build­ing inspec­tors are tak­ing Mil­wau­kee County Board Pres­i­dent Lee Hol­loway to court to try to get him to clean up five prop­er­ties he and his wife, Lynda, own on W. Atkin­son Ave.

The apart­ment build­ings are home to many peo­ple with chronic men­tal ill­ness who are enrolled in the county’s com­mu­nity men­tal health program.

He’s had plenty of time to fix these,” Todd Weiler, pub­lic infor­ma­tion offi­cer for the city’s Depart­ment of Neigh­bor­hood Ser­vices, told the Jour­nal Sentinel.

The vio­la­tions were first issued in Octo­ber 2009. The build­ings have been rein­spected every month since then. In cases where a prob­lem has not been fixed, the com­plaint is held open.

City inspec­tors sent Hol­loway a let­ter this week telling him that he is due in Munic­i­pal Court on Jan. 27 to face penal­ties for build­ing code vio­la­tions at five properties.

Hol­loway has been cited for 116 vio­la­tions rang­ing from rodent and roach infes­ta­tion to loose win­dow trim and moldy walls, accord­ing to city offi­cials and inspec­tion records.

Some of the vio­la­tions have been fixed, Weiler said. But dozens have not.

We are inter­ested in com­pli­ance, not pros­e­cu­tion,” Weiler said. “But, we’re done now. We’ve heard enough excuses.”

Hol­loway did not respond to requests by the Jour­nal Sen­tinel for com­ment. The prop­er­ties are listed as owned by Webb Invest­ments, a busi­ness owned by a trust set up by the Holloways.

Be Socia­ble, Share!