August 2012

RENTAL HOME LEAD PAINT DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS: ARE YOU COMPLYING?

August 30, 2012

 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) require that renters receive known information on lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards during sales and rentals of housing built before 1978. The government requires that renters  receive specific information on lead-based paint in the housing as well as a Federal […]

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RALEIGH PROP SUSPENSION!

August 14, 2012

Greetings Triangle Landlords! We have good news, however temporary it may be. When going to the City of Raleigh’s Probationary Rental Occupancy Permit (PROP) page you are currently greeted by the following announcement: Notice! Application of the City of Raleigh’s PROP Program has been temporarily suspended due to impending revisions to the ordinance. For that […]

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TRIANGLE RESIDENTIAL RENTAL INSPECTION UPDATE

August 6, 2012

This week I am going to update you all on what is going on in the Triangle with respect to rental inspection and one other issue: Raleigh:  It appears that Raleigh is maintaining the status quo on PROP. There was a proposal to greatly increase penalties, and reduce chances to remove or reduce strikes, but […]

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