Roof of Miami building fails, displaces 200

The roof of a low-income apartment building in Miami gave way following heavy rains, causing water to flow down to the first floor and displacing more than 200 tenants, according to these reports. Local officials said the accident happened as the roof was undergoing repairs, and the roofing crews were not able to secure the structure properly. The roof failure deemed the building "uninhabitable" as questions were raised about the possibility that its owner violated local building codes.

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