On Oct 29 I was FORCED to evacuate the condo I shared with my mom @ Lido Towers due to Hurracaine Sandy. We thought we were going to the lobby to wait out the storm then would be able to return. Instead an estimated 8 to 10 feet of water consumed the first floor where our unit was located. Mom & I are in a shelter with no ID, no money & very vague information about the fate of this historic building.
Last week we were told it was condemned then we were told it would be "a long time before we could return". Now we are told that if we sign a waiver we can go into the condo for 1 hour to retrieve belongings. The signing of the waiver is because the drywall is in danger of collapsing.
Still no one will tell us what the future of Lido Towers is - is the building condemned or not? Will we ever return? The building just underwent a multimillion dollar renovation & restoration of which my mom was assessed $150,000.
The building manager (when we can reach her) is very vague & not giving specifics. We called the management company - that was a joke. The man who answered was in FLORIDA & unaware the building sustained substantial damage he thanked US for letting him know.
If anyone has any info or knows where we can get this info PLEASE let me know. FEMA is NO HELP, they did their assessment from OUTSIDE since they were not permitted to enter our unit.
Anyone that can help?
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