rental housing

5:24 am
Wed January 23, 2013

DeKalb Moving Forward With Safe Housing Program Despite Fee Objections

Credit City of DeKalb

The city of DeKalb continues to set up a new safe housing program. The effort is aimed at reducing blight and crime in the community. However, local landlords are voicing frustration over how the effort will be funded.

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5:00 am
Fri November 23, 2012

DeKalb Aldermen to Discuss Rental Housing Fee

DeKalb Mayor and Aldermen
Credit city of DeKalb

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"  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.

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