Children in the Block House Creek neighborhood call Nancy Belay’s place the haunted house. Neighbors say the brick two-story home with roof damage has been deteriorating for three years and is now a health and safety hazard.
Inside, rotted and broken furniture is toppled. Insulation material is strewn throughout. Raccoons and rodents frequent the home, and the smell is overwhelming. Filth covers the walls. All the roof shingles are gone.
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What’s the story: Block House Creek homeowners want an abandoned house demolished.
Who’s responsible: Owner Nancy Belay. The fate of the house now lies with Williamson County Attorney Doyle Hobbs and Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Bill Gravell.
What they say: Belay wants to raise money to save it; the county attorney’s office says it is proceeding with a public nuisance complaint against Belay.