Tenant Sued After Using Twitter To Complain About Moldy Apartment

If the the puiblic didn’t read Amanda Bonnen’s Twitter feed before, they will now, thanks to a defamation lawsuit brought against her by Horizon Group Management in Chicago.

Bonnen, a tenant, posted an update that said, “Who said sleeping in a moldy apartment was bad for you? Horizon realty thinks it’s okay.”

Now she’s being sued. The management company says it has been greatly injured in its reputation as a landlord in Chicago because of the Tweet, and seeks an excess of $50,000 in damages.

You can read the complaint here.

Update: Horizon responds.

Uptown Resident Sued For Twitter Post [CBS 2 Chicago]
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