SI 1975-01-23 Rental licensing proposed

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on licenses closed Earlier rest-uarant rest-uarant remodeling. Mur-physboro Mur-physboro Wolff represents building, King the rent the building. the Clerk's shows Mary for of who has build in featuring in dancing. by managed the June. sentence filed Rental license goals suggested Would the Carbondale City Council be "heavy-handling" "heavy-handling" "heavy-handling" property owners by passing an ordinance for licensing rental units? This question has been raised raised in a report recently sent to the council by the Citizens' Advisory Committee (CAC) , a group appointed to monitor the city's goals. A retnal licensing ordinance that has been revised several times has been tabled by the council until it completes this year's budget, City Manager Carroll Fry said. Proposed ordinances have called for yearly licensing of all rental property. The council council has not been able to decide between square footabge and numbers of bedrooms as the standard for setting fees. Other questions that CAC has asked the council to consider are: Is it possible to determine whether all rental properties are being registered for licensing? licensing? Also, would a single family residence rented during the would be used. in report summer be subject to the ordinance? ordinance? As for the possibility of "heavy-handling," "heavy-handling," "heavy-handling," CAC asks the council to consider if the goal of better housing could be achieved by stricter enforcement enforcement of existing building codes, passage of a less comprehensive comprehensive ordinance, or both. Deteriorating residential real estate is one cf Carbondale's worst problems, the report sta- sta- tes. "Few neighborhoods are unaffected. The report suggests these characteristics for a good or dinance: Application to all types of rental housing except hotels and motels. Quick identification of landlords landlords and their agents for res- res- DonsibiliUes pertaining to com- com- phance with zoning and housing ordinances. Expenditures for field in spections, not paperwork. Record Record keeping "should largely be done by the owners, not the city." No "unreasonable or unnecessary unnecessary demands on landlords." landlords." Simplicity of the application. application. Annual Licensing. Flexible scheduling of inspections. inspections. property, use for city of St. trict The by property the the 6. A will

Clipped from Southern Illinoisan23 Jan 1975, ThuPage 3

Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, Illinois)23 Jan 1975, ThuPage 3
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