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IN THE COLD

Heat a casualty in foreclosures

As Boston buildings are taken over by mortgage firms, tenants face slow repairs of systems and limited fuel deliveries

The bedroom radiator is broken in the Roxbury apartment of Shareka Murdaugh, who is nine months' pregnant. The bedroom radiator is broken in the Roxbury apartment of Shareka Murdaugh, who is nine months' pregnant. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
By Binyamin Appelbaum
Globe Staff / December 22, 2007

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Tenants in some foreclosed Boston apartment buildings are living without adequate heat because the new landlords - mortgage companies often based in other states - have not repaired broken systems or paid for the delivery of heating oil. (Full article: 1154 words)

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