The City of New Bedford has sent notices to nearly two dozen property owners, in an effort to give fair notice as the City begins enforcing the "Problem Properties" ordinance.
The ordinance, in effect as of this past April, allows the City to designate a property as a "problem property" once there have been eight valid criminal complaints associated with the property during a t
After two years and countless amendments, the "Problem Properties" Ordinance was signed into law by Mayor Jon Mitchell Wednesday afternoon.
The law holding landlords responsible for the conduct of their tenants will be in effect immediately.
Ward Five City Councilor Kerry Winterson seems to be cool to Mayor Mitchell's proposed "problem properties" ordinance.
Winterson was one of three councilors to vote against the ordinance in committee Tuesday night. He tells WBSM News he feels the ordinance targets the wrong people...
An ordinance designed to hold landlords accountable has remained in committee for two years, but could be decided on Tuesday night.
Mayor Jon Mitchell's "Problem Properties" proposal will again be discussed in the City Council's Committee on Ordinances, after undergoing revisions...
The New Bedford City Council is getting set to once again discuss Mayor Jon Mitchell's proposed "Problem Properties" ordinance.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell says the ordinance has been in and out of committee for nearly two years, and needs to be passed...