Please Support the Carlisle Rental Responsibility Ordinance

The South of South Street Neighborhood Association has crafted a Rental Responsibility Ordinance in response to a widespread concern about the safety of the borough’s residents and the growing threat of blight in their community. Carlisle is alone in not having a rental ordinance to protect its quality of life. Our significant neighbors, Mechanicsburg, Shippensburg… Read More Please Support the Carlisle Rental Responsibility Ordinance

Carlisle neighborhood groups hopeful for rental ordinance

An article posted in the Sentinel today discusses a new attempt to implement a rental inspection program in Carlisle.  The program is designed to try to keep rental properties up to code through maintenance by the landlord but also will help landlords deal with tenants.  The articles is copied below but please post to the… Read More Carlisle neighborhood groups hopeful for rental ordinance

Municipal blight-fighting bill goes to gov’s desk

This would be grand it it passed and Carlisle could target property owners (including landlords!) that neglect their upkeep responsibilities. From the Sentinel: Municipalities would be able to pursue a property owner’s personal assets to clean up or fix a property that is a public nuisance or has a serious code violation under a bill… Read More Municipal blight-fighting bill goes to gov’s desk