The current phase of the Boneyard Creek project – the Second Street Detention project – is scheduled to be completed in December, 2010. This is the 2nd of 7 phases. However, it may be decades before phase 3 begins due to the higher priority need for sewer improvements in the City.
Mark Your Calendars Now to Reserve your Seat!
There are still a few seats available for this great training on October 12, 2010 about the new EPA rules regarding Lead Base Paint in your properties!
You may think you are in the business of offering housing, or perhaps you use the word “shelter.” It might surprise you to think that you are in the business of offering a few other, more important things. Your residents can find shelter many, many places. They came to you for other qualities which your property represents to them.
This two part series will explore both sides of the property inspection debate. Your comments are encouraged.
Providing safe housing for tenants, preserving your investment in your property and securing the stability of neighborhoods are three goals property owners and local governments agree upon. These are also the goals most often cited as the starting point when discussing property registration and inspection programs.
Some days you’re the windshield. Some days you’re the bug.
Meet the new City of Champaign’s new Code Compliance Manager David Oliver…The City of Champaign Neighborhood Services inspectors, manager and director are coming to explain their inspection process and much more . Speakers include, Neighborhood Services Director, Kevin Jackson, and Code Compliance Manager David Oliver and Property Maintenance Inspector Michael Novotny.
Understand Security. Security can be equipment, policies, or personnel that are in place to prevent undesired activities. Security is also the sense one has when on or about a property. Each can influence the other but the difference should always be considered when making “security” decisions.
In October of 2009 Chris Saunders owner of Green Street Realty purchased Scottswood Manor in Urbana. The property has been known for its bad publicity for crime, having said that; it also has the potential to be a welcoming home for citizens who are in need of affordable housing. I came on board from the properties inception. I have the opportunity to be part of a team effort in the change of a community as well as the property.