The Vista construction delays, leaves some students displaced

Ongoing construction work at one of The Vista's buildings in Starkville leaves some students without a home.

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 7:20 PM
Updated: Sep 5, 2019 9:43 AM

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students have no where to call home and all because of construction delays at an apartment complex. wtva's nicole dantzler joins us live in starkville with how construction issues led to students being displaced for over a month. its one of the most exciting times of the school year. but some students cant move into the vista until september 20. heres how one student says he'd feel if this happened to him. "if that was me, i would feel bad.." greg wood with the vista in starkville said they delayed the move-in date twice because they're still constructing building two. wood said last fall, starkville endured heavy rainfall, which prolonged their schedule. students were supposed to move in on august 15th but now the date is set for september 20. ((sot)) "it's kind of a messed up situation and it's really falling back on the vista because they didn't meet the deadline that they set." chris winford- msu student 0:20:07-0:26:20 wood said the vista's second building has two hundred and fifty six bedrooms. the vista gave students three options after the second delay: to stay in a hotel, stay somewhere else and get cashed out or to terminate their lease. wood said a large number of students who were supposed to live in building two, terminated their lease after the second delay. "it kinda puts everybody in a bind because like hotels may be overpopulated, they may have no more space, some of the students would be left with no place to stay." wood said he understands this has caused students a major inconvenience, but workers are tyring to be upfront about their issues. live in starkville nicole dantzler wtva nine news.. a pretty hot day, but is
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