Posts Tagged ‘landlord’

Drug Violations Considered for PROP Amendment

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Back in 2008, Raleigh City Council strengthened the PROP (Probationary Rental Occupancy Permit) by adding in a variety of criminal elements that would result in a strike against the property / landlord. Those elements included: prostitution, possession of stolen goods violations of certain state alcohol and liquor regulations, unlawful weapons, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, gaming violations; and, disorderly conduct.

In October, the City Council started exploring adding drug violations to the list of criminal elements of the PROP. This would further strengthen the PROP and help ensure that landlords are getting quality tenants on their property. I am uncertain at this time if the drug violations would require a conviction before (more…)

Raleigh Honors Landlord, Other Citizens

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the Neighborhood Recognition Awards held at the McKimmon Center last night (October 20, 2010). The awards recipients are selected by each of Raleigh’s Citizens Advisory Councils (CAC). The officers of the 18 Citizens Advisory Councils make up Raleigh Citizens Advisory Council (RCAC).

Each CAC nominates individuals, groups, nonprofits, grassroots organizations, and businesses for the Neighborhood Recognition Awards. Last night was a chance to recognize those individuals, groups, and businesses.

The SouthWest CAC recognized Bill Dumont, a landlord working closely with the Caraleigh community. Mildred Flynn helped me present the award to Bill. He talked about (more…)

Raleigh Neighborhood Recognition Awards

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

The Raleigh Citizens Adviosry Council (RCAC) hosts an annual Neighborhood Recognition Awards ceremony. This year, the awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at the McKimmon Center on Gorman Street. The evening will begin with a reception starting at 6 pm, followed by an awards ceremony at 7 pm.  The reception includes live jazz music. Friends, family, and neighbors are encouraged to share in the occasion.

During the past meetings of the South West Citizens Advisory Council (SWCAC), we selected and voted on (more…)

PROP Training for Landlords, Real Estate Agents set for October

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Landlords, real estate agents, and property managers in the Lineberry area should take advantage of this training to educate themselves on how the PROP can impact their ability to rent their property and how to help draft an effective lease to attract good renters and enforce the quality of life issues that often deteriorate our neighborhoods.


Registration is open to enroll in the City of Raleigh’s Landlord Training Program, a one-day course for rental property owners and managers, real estate agents, lawyers and others who deal with rental issues. The last training program for 2010 is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Raleigh Housing Authority’s multi-purpose community room, located at 971 Harp St.

To register in advance, mail in the completed registration form (more…)

Landlord Training Slotted for May 12

Monday, April 26th, 2010

From the city of Raleigh e-newsletter:

The City of Raleigh’s next landlord training class will be held on May 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Raleigh Housing Authority’s multipurpose community room, 971 Harp St. The one-day course offers useful information to rental property owners and managers, real estate agents, lawyers and others who deal with or have an interest in rental issues.

The North Carolina State Bar and the N.C. Real Estate Commission offer continuing education credits for lawyers and real estate agents who take the class.

The landlord training course covers such topics as screening rental applicants, strengthening rental agreements and taking legal steps to resolve problems. (more…)

DDNA Meeting Notes November 2009

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

District D Neighborhood Alliance (DDNA) meeting held on November 21, 2009 at Renaissance Park. Special guests included Captain Perry (Raleigh Police Department), Kristen Rosselli (Community Services Department Director), and
Tom Stafford (Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, at North Carolina State University).

Meeting Notes

The meeting opened with Captain Perry speaking about the PROP – he spoke of the delays in getting the system set-up, but now it is fully operational. The first citation was written on 8/17/09. To date, 147 tickets have been written: 121 for house parties and 16 for vehicles

Fines are $100 for the first offense, $300 for the second; these count toward strikes on the property (if it is a rental, toward PROP). Geographic breakdown is as follows: (more…)