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City Grapples with Problem of Absentee Landlords

CITY GRAPPLES WITH PROBLEM OF ABSENTEE LANDLORDS A third of the violent crime at apartment complexes in Charlotte, North Carolina, occurs in a handful of facilities owned by hard-to-reach, out-of-state “absentee” landlords. The Charlotte police say this makes their work difficult. As a result, Charlotte’s city council is drafting an ordinance to create a landlord [...]

2017-06-10T23:38:30+00:00 June 15th, 2009|In the News|0 Comments

Ordinance Holds Owners Responsible For Reporting Missing Guns

Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has a new municipal ordinance “requiring prompt notification to authorities of lost or stolen firearms, and imposing penalties.” The new ordinance would require gun owners to report the loss or theft of any registered firearms within 72 hours of their discovery. The ordinance was passed unanimously by the Lancaster City Council. City officials [...]

2017-06-10T23:36:09+00:00 June 15th, 2009|In the News, Pennsylvania|0 Comments