More tenants sue after fire: Six-alarm blaze at Redwood City apartment killed one and left nearly 100 homeless

August 22, 2013
San Mateo Daily Journal

At least 22 complaints have been filed in Superior Court by former residents of the Hallmark House Apartments in Redwood City after a six-alarm blaze killed one and left nearly 100 homeless July 7.

The complaints were filed Tuesday and at least six more will be filed soon, said attorney Ara Jabagchourian with Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy.

More former tenants are also considering suing KDF Hallmark, the owner of the 72-unit apartment complex on Woodside Road that has been deemed uninhabitable.

Many of the fire victims interviewed last week for housing at the Woodland Apartments in East Palo Alto, which had 21 studios and two one-bedroom apartments for rent, according to representatives with InnVision Shelter Network... (To read the entire article, please click HERE)