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U.S. military demands landlords address health hazards in troop housing

October 28, 2019

Three branches of the U.S. military are more intently scrutinizing housing landlord Balfour Beatty Communities with concerns over health hazards and maintenance practices, according to a Reuters report.

The Air Force issued an ultimatum for Balfour Beatty to submit a plan to resolve concerns with serious life, health, and safety issues within 90 days in housing at all 21 Air Force bases where it operates troop housing. If the company fails to make improvements promptly, the Air Force will begin a formal dispute process that could result in financial penalties and termination of its operating agreement with Balfour Beatty, Reuters reported.

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