Here's an inevitable new rule in Thaddeus Young's house: Take off your shoes when you come in the door.
Young will soon become the first ever Brooklyn Net to live in Brooklyn. The Nets starting power forward recently purchased a beautiful condo in Brooklyn heights for $5.4 million.
The apartment looks beautiful (you can actually check out pictures from the now closed StreetEasy listing here), but the building isn't actually perfect.
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According to TheRealDeal.com, Young's building has had problems in the past with…how can I put this delicately?
OK, Young's building has had former issues with dog owners not actually cleaning up after their pets, who are relieving themselves in the hallways. Classy huh? Here's more from the site (and don't worry, we took out the bad parts):
It's unsure if the pattern is still going on, but how did this ever happen? This is a really nice building. The article even mentions that the average two-bedroom in it goes for $2.5 million. What are people doing?
If you want to know some of the more gruesome details, which no one should be subjected to, you can read them here.
“We couldn’t bring down the incident rate through communication with our residents and tenants,” said Douglas Eisenstein, board president and dog owner. “Every dog owner has forgotten a bag. Your wife goes out and uses the last roll and forgets to replace it. Accidents happen. I get it. But I have never been able to understand the frequency of these incidents in this city.”
Seven DNA matches have been made since enforcement began in May, the Times reported. Fines of $250 were levied and one owner was found to be in violation twice.