Housing Experts to Hold Forum on RUCO Law

Housing Experts to Hold Forum on RUCO Law

GREENSBORO, NC – September 3, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Did you know landlords and tenants can be fined under the new Rental Unit Certificate of Occupancy (RUCO) ordinance, which requires all residential rental property in Greensboro—occupied and vacant—to be inspected prior to leasing? If not, or if you just want to learn additional information, join local housing experts for a Housing Forum on Thursday, September 10, from 6-8 pm at the Lindley Recreation Center, 2907 Springwood Dr. The forum is free and open to the public.

The panelists include Dan Reynolds, manager of Codes Enforcement for the City of Greensboro, Lisa Dellinger of TREBIC, Jason Austin of Greensboro Landlord’s Association, Cheryl Gant of the City of Greensboro’s Human Relations Department, Richard Craig of Legal Aid of North Carolina, and representatives from the Greensboro Housing Coalition. They will discuss the RUCO ordinance, responsibilities of tenants and landlords, fair housing rules and much more.

For more information, call Dan Reynolds at 336-412-6216. Also, learn more about the RUCO ordinance by visiting the City’s Engineering and Inspections Web site

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The City of Greensboro works in partnership with the community to build an increased quality of life for all residents by fostering an environment where inclusion, diversity, and trust are valued.  As the seventh largest employer in Greensboro, the City has a dedicated professional staff of 2700 employees who maintain four core values of honesty, integrity, stewardship, and respect.  The City of Greensboro is governed by a council-manager form of government where a mayor and eight council members act as the legislative body.  For more information on the City of Greensboro, please visit us online at www.greensboro-nc.gov.

Contact: Dan Reynolds
Phone: 336-412-6216

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