After repeated problems such as fights and drug-related activity at Brainerd Road’s Economy Inn, authorities have condemned the building.
Some of the inn’s residents are struggling to find another place to stay.
Local organizations such as the Chattanooga–Hamilton County Health Department, nonprofit Metropolitan Ministries and McKamey Animal Center were on scene Wednesday morning to help.
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BREAKING: Police padlock Economy Inn on Brainerd Road Wednesday after it was declared a "public nuisance:" https://t.co/7DDIhJFs8k
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HAPPENING NOW: Crews are boarding up the Economy Inn on Brainerd Rd after it was ruled a public nuisance pic.twitter.com/D0gsRnC0hC
— Katherine Marchand (@KatherineNC9) February 14, 2018
Hamilton County District Attorney's Office has shut down the Economy Inn on Brainerd Road. https://t.co/maaIDHLP0m
— News 12 Now (@wdefnews12) February 14, 2018
— Cameron Taylor (@CameronWRCB) February 14, 2018