San Francisco Attorney Takes Action Against Developers of Luxury High-Rise

The lawyer claims the developers knew the Millennium Tower was sinking and tilting without informing new home buyers.
1:22 | 11/03/16

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Back here at home tonight, and to new concern at this hour over a skyscraper, a high rise, now teetering. The city's attorney in San Francisco taking legal action, and tonight, families who live there showing us the video that they say proves that their building is, in fact, leaning. ABC's kayna Whitworth is there. Reporter: The millenium tower soars over the San Francisco skyline, 645 feet high. The problem is it's getting shorter. Sinking 16 inches already, and now it's fitting two inches. Tonight, the city is suing. Claiming the problem was never disclosed to potential buyers and now these cracks in the sidewalk, rattling homeowners. We really don't feel safe in this building. Reporter: Frank Jernigan says this marble rolling and even changing direction across the floor of his high rise apartment shows the tilt in the building. Your life's hard work is now leaning this way and someone could have told you that -- Before we bought. Absolutely. Reporter: The building's developer, mill lennium partners, safes the lawsuit has no merit. The building is safe. Its structural integrity has not been coprom mized. Reporter: David, not only is this tower sinking and leaning, but it's in a major earthquake zone. So, when residents see this, they're fearing for more than just their investment, but their safety, as well. David? Kayna Whitworth from San

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