Northern Star

New housing ordinaces to go into effect next month

Robert Baird

December 5, 2012

New housing ordinances are now being implemented in January for DeKalb residents, as DeKalb City Council approved the changes last month. Rental property owners and tenants will now have to abide by various regulations and licensing requirements set forth in the new ordinances. “The several ordinanc...

City Council reviews possible changes to landlord-tenant laws

Joe Palmer

November 14, 2012

DeKalb City Council discussed the potential changes to landlord-tenant regulations at a meeting Tuesday. The council met to review possible changes to the city ordinances regarding landlord regulations, as well as a possible property tax levy for DeKalb residents. The changes to the landlord regulations h...

City Council, DARA works toward agreement on landlord-tenant codes

Joe Palmer

November 14, 2012

Big changes in how landlords and the city handle rental properties are in the works. The DeKalb Area Rental Association (DARA) and DeKalb City Council have been entrenched in discussions regarding the future of landlord-tenant relations in the city. The two groups have been meeting for over 25 month...