Meth labs spell disaster for landlords
August 31, 2002
Randy Christofferson had been a landlord for quite a while, and never had any problems before. By June of this year, five different renters had lived in the underground apartment behind his house during the seven years he owned it, and nothing so much as a peep was heard out of any of them including the couple who had moved in just a month before.
Three months later, Christofferson is tearing down the walls of the newly refinished apartment. As the cream-colored Sheetrock and solid wood hits the floor, he contemplates the possible dire straits ahead bankruptcy, foreclosure on his home, and...