Oh boo hoo! Maryland property managers think it’s too much to pay what amounts to $4 a month for lead paint insurance. Seems to me it’s cheaper than a multi-million dollar lawsuit.
Ohio’s Attorney General designated part of the mortgage lawsuit settlement towards demolishing vacants. Some say this money should go to homeowners — what do you think?
A California State Senator has introduced a bill that would prohibit landlords in that state from requiring tenants to pay rent via online methods only.
Mayor Rawlings-Blake announces “Get Fresh Lexington” — an initiative to improve healthy food choices at Lexington Market. Hopefully she also has a strategy for making Lexington Market a safe, pleasant place to shop. Nobody should have to shove through a sea of junkies, drug dealers, and panhandlers in order to visit the market. Also, this should be implemented at all of our public markets.
Interesting article about Milwaukee — Property owners as stewards of a community’s vision. Property owners can be a catalyst and driving force behind the preservation and renewal of neighborhoods.
Cleveland advocates propose an interesting idea to solving the vacant problem: offer vacant homes to refugees.
Prince George’s County is dealing with a decline in federal funding for foreclosure prevention and community development programs.