“Some of are so old that they struggled walking up the stairs”

The man said he had taken steps to ensure that what went on in his sprawling home stayed private. “There are no open areas you can see outside to have the children or anyone see what they don’t want to see,” he said. Sound-proofing has also been installed, with particular attention paid to the basement windows, the man explained.

Nonetheless, residents complain they can still hear the parties in full swing. “You can hear people doing what they’re doing,” one said.