View Towers tenant wins case to claim possessions

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A View Towers resident displaced by the May fire has been allowed to retrieve her belongings.

After a months-long fight, a former View Towers resident has won the right to have access to her personal belongings, after the Residential Tenancy Branch ruled her landlord was wrong in keeping them locked up in her suite. Rebecca White, 51, was told she had to move out of her eighth-floor apartment suite because of damage following a major fire on May 15. She was told her personal belongings were contaminated by asbestos and she would have to pay up to $20,000 for professional cleaning. White did not have the money but wasn’t willing to forfeit all her possessions.

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Source: Times Colonist

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