A white façade with sections of red bricks. Trees and flowers decorate the public areas. A pavilion nestles among the buildings. Corridors cleaned weekly. Quiet and friendly neighbours.
Such is how I had always boasted about the apartment building I live in. Until this morning the property manager posted a notice on every tenant’s door, I had not known the danger of my surroundings.
“We have received a number of complaints regarding odours (such as cigarette smoke, smoke from illegal substances, cooking odours and pet odours) coming out of the apartments and entering into the corridors. …we … discovered that there were many smells in the corridors … especially … the smoke of illegal substances …”