Curbed: Wall Street’s new housing frontier: Single-family rental homes

Lisa Ginter and her family lived in an Invitation home in St. Augustine, Florida, for six months that she alleges in a pending lawsuit was so mold-infested that she and her family spent tens of thousands of dollars on medical care. According to court filings, after her family left the home in December due to the environmental risk, Invitation obtained a court notice that they had abandoned the house.

Ginter, who says her family felt that a company with “deep pockets” should have the manpower and resources to take care of their homes, says it felt like it took “an act of God” to get Invitation to respond to repeated calls and requests for repairs or assistance.

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