RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) — The city of Rancho Cordova is trying to turn around neglected neighborhoods by making a Top 40 list of the worst offenders.
There are places in the city that statistics show are the most unsafe and where just playing outside can be dangerous.READ MORE: Updates: Strong Winds And Rain Moving Across Sacramento Region
The city has compiled a Top 40 list showing which addresses have the most calls for service and code enforcement violations.
The owner of one apartment complex sits at No. 28 as a repeat code offender. The landlord lives in Los Angeles and owes $2,000 in fines.READ MORE: Two New Sandbag Locations Opened In Sacramento
Jacob Schmidt lives in one of the units, and says the complex’s front gate is always broken.
“It allows anyone to come in, really—drug dealers, all that—they can all come in whenever they want,” he said.
The complex’s manager said in a statement they are working to eliminate the issues.MORE NEWS: 'Major Flood Threat:' National Weather Service Says Storm Could Be Historic
Currently there are $800,000 in uncollected fines in the city dating back to 2006.