I live in a run down seasoned building in the heart of a sizable city. These buildings are where the affordable housing is found, since no 1 is actually checking up on their building codes or maintenance checks. Often, these seasoned building’s oil furnaces haven’t even worked in years plus there is never any type of air conditioner to speak of. It allows landlords to keep their rents low, since they suppose that it is not likely for any of their renters to report them. They need the low rent as much as the landlord needs a occupant. But, last year the people I was with and I had a huge frighten in our building that made the news. A young lady was using an seasoned portable electric oil furnace in her studio apartment. The building was absolutely drafty plus always cold. Most of the renters knew that you had to be actually careful with any type of portable heater, since you can blow out the entire apartment. One night she had fallen asleep with her oil furnace turned on high. The studio was getting uncomfortably hot. Her bestie was calling her all night long with no answer. She became distraught plus finally decided to do go see if she were ok. When the cops arrived they could believe the heat plus broke down the door. They called 911 immediately as they saw she was not responsive. There was a small carbon monoxide leak in the oil furnace that she didn’t suppose about. It nearly killed her as she was breathing in the toxic heat. After that, the department of health got involved. But, luckily no 1 got evicted. Instead, they made the owner outfit the building with real Heating plus A/C systems.