KRGV 5 reviewed the problems facing the residents of Mercedes Palms Apartments regarding their Section 8 rental agreements. Represented by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, the residents are taking legal action to preserve their housing.
The future of dozens of people who live at the Mercedes Palms Apartments is in limbo tonight. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has pulled the complex’s Section 8 certification.
They say, when the complex changed management in 2007, it didn’t follow proceedure.
That means the HUD use agreement granting the complex federal funding is now void.
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