EBR Metro Council votes to condemn Brandywine apartments
BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Metro Council has voted to condemn a derelict apartment complex that's been without water or electricity since 2016.
In a meeting on Wednesday, council members voted to condemn the complex, deeming it unfit for anyone to live in. The decision comes after a long debate concerning the future of the apartments.
Metro Council votes to condemn Brandywine apartments, but they say it will be some time before it gets torn down. @WBRZ— Mark Armstrong (@TvMarkArmstrong) September 27, 2017
In 2016, Entergy cut off all electricity to the complex after residents accrued more than $60,000 in energy costs owed to the company.