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purchased from HUD as foreclosed property
The federal government is a corporation, like every other level of government. Why can it sell uninhabitable [in rainy weather[ property, and not be held accountable like any other corporate contractor? Hiding behind the "sold as is" excuse is a scam. We ought to prosecute people who do that.
Where did the government get the liberty to do this? Servants of the people are not endowed with superior rights, and should be held accountable for fraudulent contracts, just like any other corporation. I can tell you, as an 84 year old senior citizen, it was no fun getting dressed in the middle of the night for either my wife or me, fighting the rain and very cold wind to get to the car, then driving 10 to 15 miles one way, just to find a gas station or restaurant open so we could go to the bathroom.I'm sure the bureaucrats hiding behind the "as is" clause were never inconvenienced that way. If it's not fair, why are seniors always the losers?
I refuse to be held accountable for such a stupid contract, when there was no way to see the "as is" condition ahead of time or even for several years after, since the area was in a prolonged drought for several years.