Holding Philly area developers accountable for defective building

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Mold and fungus grow in a home built by Streamline. (Photo provided by homeowner)

Mold and fungus grow in a home built by Streamline. (Photo provided by homeowner)

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It’s a problem faced by hundreds of homebuyers across the Philadelphia region: shoddy construction making brand-new homes unlivable and leaving residents on the hook for costly fixes. As city and state officials investigate allegations against a fast-growing Philadelphia developer, we break down why it can be so difficult to hold these companies accountable.

Guest: Meir Rinde for WHYY’s PlanPhilly

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