At least six homes in the Maple Shade subdivision in southeast Wichita are crumbling because of problems with their slab foundations. What more — if anything — do you think the city should do to protect consumers from these types of problems?

I think that the Office of Central Inspection has taken a great deal more heat than they deserved in this issue. If the building codes had been followed, these problems would not have arisen. OCI should pressure industry groups and their developers to police their own, and licences should be suspended or revoked on those firms who did not demonstrate their ability to build these homes in a workmanlike manner.

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