rental housing http://northernpublicradio.org en DeKalb Moving Forward With Safe Housing Program Despite Fee Objections http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dekalb-moving-forward-safe-housing-program-despite-fee-objections <p><span style='line-height: 115%; font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 18pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;'>The <a href="http://www.cityofdekalb.com/">city of DeKalb </a>continues to set up a new safe housing program. The effort is aimed at reducing blight and crime in the community. However,&nbsp;<span style='line-height: 115%; font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 18pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;'>local landlords are voicing frustration over how the effort will be funded. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:24:47 +0000 Mike Moen 24404 at http://northernpublicradio.org DeKalb Moving Forward With Safe Housing Program Despite Fee Objections DeKalb Aldermen to Discuss Rental Housing Fee http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dekalb-aldermen-discuss-rental-housing-fee <p>The DeKalb City Council will once again discuss adding a yearly registration fee for landlords. DeKalb City Manager Mark Biernacki proposed the "Housing Registration and Inspection Bureau"&nbsp; because, he says, there are growing concerns of crime in some areas of the city. Not all landlords agree they should be lumped in with that characterization. Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Jenna Dooley 21696 at http://northernpublicradio.org DeKalb Aldermen to Discuss Rental Housing Fee