Oxford’s Alderman Brian Hyneman of Ward III will satisfy with Taylor Bend apartment citizens tonight, July 28 at 6 p.m. in the on-web page manager’s business to examine the property’s position and deal with any issues and issues.

This assembly arrives after people experienced water and online cutoffs with no warning, rumors of the property house owners likely bankrupt and the Taylor Bend residence becoming set up for sale.

The owners of the Taylor Bend condominium advanced and on-internet site managers haven’t spoken publicly or answered residents’ concerns about the destiny of the elaborate just after the disconnected utilities.

“I’ve been dodging inquiries for the reason that [the residents] are upset and I have no responses to what is heading on,” mentioned an worker, who requested not to be recognized. “I’m form of shed ideal now.”

A general public recognize for the trustee’s sale of Taylor Bend was to start with revealed in The Oxford Eagle’s categorised section on Wednesday, July 14, describing default on a $13 million home finance loan and placing a community sale for Aug. 4. A second notice was printed this Wednesday.

Frank Hitt reported he and fellow citizens have obtained no warning or communication from property proprietors Nelson Companions College student Housing or from on-internet site professionals about the property’s standing going ahead.

The lease period for people ends July 31, 2021, and several who renewed their leases are asking yourself if they will be remaining without housing.

“The factor is that I’m in faculty and fifty percent the young children which is out right here are in faculty, and now we don’t have wherever to go,” explained Trinity White, a resident of Taylor Bend and scholar at the University of Mississippi.

Regarding the concerns of the residents’ lease agreements and deposits, Hyneman stated the circumstance is out of town official’s arms.

“The city of Oxford can not have to have anybody to retain or new entrepreneurs to continue any leases,” he stated.

Also on Wednesday, July 21, h2o assistance was disconnected for numerous several hours at the complicated since assets owners had been delinquent in having to pay payments.

Citizens in Properties 4 and 6 awoke Tuesday, July 20, to obtain water services experienced been disconnected and later that afternoon they shed World wide web assistance. The subsequent working day, water assistance was discontinued to the remaining 60 models, residents reported. 

Water support, which is offered by Oxford Utilities, was restored later on that Wednesday, inspite of the account holder currently being in delinquent standing, mentioned Rob Neely, normal manager of Oxford Utilities.

“The apartments have been disconnected (Wednesday) early morning, but we observed out the (residences) have possibly been sold and we turned the drinking water again on till we can determine out the new operator and can do the job with them on billing,” he reported.

A agent of Nelson Associates Student Housing declined to remark when contacted by The Eagle.

People on Friday claimed they even now have not acquired a response from the complex supervisor and home proprietor about the drinking water and online staying disconnected, why the assets costs have not been paid and the place their lease funds is going when their lease has been slice. 

Hitt expressed his discontent with the administration of the house and the absence of resources invested in maintenance.

“The advanced has been operate horribly,” he reported. “They really do not have income to slash the grass and they owe each individual vendor they’ve at any time applied money in excess of the past couple years. It is preposterous – the pool seems like the Loch Ness monster could occur out of it.”

Resident Daija Simmons said even on-web site managers were being retained from doing their obligations these types of as cleansing the pool.

“I requested a person of the managers if they would clean the pool and they explained no,” she claimed. “I questioned ‘why not’ and they reported ‘the house manager informed us not to.’ We pay back rent right here, we fork out to swim in the pool, so why is it not open? It hasn’t been open given that the winter.”

In accordance to Simmons, the absence of reaction to grievances has been an ongoing difficulty.

“They really don’t truly resolve anything at all,” mentioned Simmons. “Some months ago, one particular of my (upstairs) neighbor’s loos flooded and it came in our ceiling. We explained to (management) about it and they arrived and took shots, but that was it. They did not verify for molding or if the ceiling would cave in.”

Current as of July 28, 2021.