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2-year Tenants’ Strike at Marbury Plaza Ends with Plan for $5 Million in Repairs

A two-year tenants' rent strike at a Southeast Washington apartment complex, started after the deaths of a toddler and her mother in a 2005 laundry room explosion exposed longstanding security and maintenance issues, has been settled, with the complex's owner agreeing to pay $5 million for repairs.