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Lawsuit filed against Cotten Apartment owner
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A lawsuit has been filed against a local landlord for not paying the water bill.
A lawsuit has been filed against a landlord for failing to pay the apartment complex’s water bill, leaving her tenants without water while she disputes the bill with the city.“It’s unconscionable to leave these people without water when they’ve already paid for it,” said local attorney Michael Galligan who filed the case pro bono on behalf of Cotten Apartment residences Vivian Joyce Taylor and Douglas Gordon McCrary.Galligan filed the suit against Evelyn Cotten in her role as owner of Cotten Apartments. The 40-unit complex houses about 120 people, many of those being children, according to the suit. Monthly rent there is $585 which is supposed to cover all utilities including water.