Evicted 101-year-old Detroit woman can't go home 

The federal government now says a 101-year-old Detroit woman it promised could move back into her foreclosed home four months ago can't return because the building's unsanitary and unsafe.

Texana Hollis was evicted Sept. 12 after her 65-year-old son failed to pay property taxes linked to a reverse mortgage. Two days later, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said she could return.

But now, HUD says it won't let Hollis move back in because of the house's condition.

Department spokesman Brian Sullivan tells The Detroit News (http://bit.ly/yoTW9X ) that an inspection determined the house "was completely unsuitable for a person to live in."

HUD doesn't want to pay to fix up the house. But Sullivan says the department's seeking help from other agencies to get Hollis back home.


Information from: The Detroit News, http://detnews.com/

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