ATLANTA -- Fulton County Housing and Human Services have taken 32 residents who were living in poor conditions to another hotel.
According to Jolene Butts Freeman of the Fulton County Government, 19 families were living in the Extend--Lodge hotel just west of the city.
Located at 4430 Frederick Drive, Health Services and Code Enforcement shut down the hotel on Friday because violations were found in water damage, ceiling mold and unsanitary conditions in the rooms.
The displaced residents were taken to temporarily live at the Stratford Inn Extended Stay Hotel until they find alternative housing, reported Freeman.
The Extend-A-Lodge was closed after several inspection violations by Health Services, in addition to Friday's findings.
Officials revoked the hotel's tourist accommodations permit for a high number of police requests, police interventions to the grounds within the past year, criminal activity occurring nearby, and failure by the operator to adequately supervise and monitor employee conduct, patrons and others on site.
The hotel sweep was carried out by agencies of Fulton County including Fulton County Health Services, Police, Code Enforcement and Housing and Human Services, according to Freeman.