According to court documents, the two men were found guilty of violating the Champaign County Health Ordinance. The apartment building has had a history of shutting off water, and raw sewage and waste leaking out of its sceptic tank into a nearby farmer field.
The judge placed an injunction on the the property until the sewage system is fixed. Everyone, including the Ramoses who live there, have to be out immediately. The building is seen as not livable and unhealthy.
The States Attorney's Office said the judge ordered the Ramoses to pay $37,900 in fines for unlawful discharge of sewage. That comes out to $100 a day for 379 days it happened. $16,000 for unlawful rental non-compliant property which is $100 a day for 160 days.
On top of those fines, they also have to pay $100 for not having a construction permit and another $100 for altering the sewer system.
The complex is located on the north side of Champaign County. It's on U.S. 45 in between Rantoul and Thomasboro.