Some homes in Oakdale are sinking, and that's an expensive problem

Several homes in a townhouse association in Oakdale are sinking, which is causing cabinets and baseboards to separate from the walls and floors. One homeowner tells KSTP that engineers told him fixing the problem would cost upwards of $70,000, and an attorney with the housing association says insurance will not cover it.
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Several homes in a townhouse association in Oakdale are sinking, which is causing cabinets and baseboards to separate from the walls and floors. One homeowner tells KSTP that engineers told him fixing the problem would cost upwards of $70,000, and an attorney with the housing association says insurance will not cover it.

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