Renters barred from Prospect Heights condo meeting held in wake of fire

  • Condo co-owner Francisco Ruiz, of Streamwood, speaks to the media after a meeting Monday held by the River Trails condominium association board in the wake of last week's massive fire in Prospect Heights. Behind him, some condo residents hold signs calling for the resignation of three board members.

      Condo co-owner Francisco Ruiz, of Streamwood, speaks to the media after a meeting Monday held by the River Trails condominium association board in the wake of last week's massive fire in Prospect Heights. Behind him, some condo residents hold signs calling for the resignation of three board members. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Francisco Ruiz, of Streamwood, co-owns a fire-damaged condo in Prospect Heights and questioned the possibility of it taking two years to rebuild.

      Francisco Ruiz, of Streamwood, co-owns a fire-damaged condo in Prospect Heights and questioned the possibility of it taking two years to rebuild. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • A crowd protests some River Trails condominium association board members before a meeting Monday at Gary Morava Recreation Center in Prospect Heights. The meeting was to provide insurance and other information for unit owners affected by a massive fire last week.

    A crowd protests some River Trails condominium association board members before a meeting Monday at Gary Morava Recreation Center in Prospect Heights. The meeting was to provide insurance and other information for unit owners affected by a massive fire last week. Bob Susnjara/bsusnjara.com

  • Some renters of River Trails condos damaged by a massive fire last week were barred from an association board meeting Monday in Prospect Heights.

    Some renters of River Trails condos damaged by a massive fire last week were barred from an association board meeting Monday in Prospect Heights. Bob Susnjara/bsusnjara.com

  • A crowd protests some River Trails condominium association board members Monday before a meeting at Gary Morava Recreation Center in Prospect Heights.

    A crowd protests some River Trails condominium association board members Monday before a meeting at Gary Morava Recreation Center in Prospect Heights. Bob Susnjara/bsusnjara.com

  • Some renters of condominiums damaged by a massive fire last week were not allowed into a meeting as it was only for owners at the River Trails complex in Prospect Heights. The meeting was at Gary Morava Recreation Center in Prospect Heights on Monday.

    Some renters of condominiums damaged by a massive fire last week were not allowed into a meeting as it was only for owners at the River Trails complex in Prospect Heights. The meeting was at Gary Morava Recreation Center in Prospect Heights on Monday. Bob Susnjara/bsusnjara.com

 
 
Updated 7/24/2018 8:39 AM

Controversy enveloped a meeting Monday night that was meant to provide insurance and other information to homeowners affected by a massive fire last week at the River Trails condominium complex in Prospect Heights.

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