Rebecca Lurye

New housing code in Hartford would keep slumlords from hiding behind LLCs

By , Hartford Courant | June 5, 2019

Inspired by a resident-led campaign against housing failures in Hartford’s poorest neighborhoods, city leaders are working to close municipal loopholes that allow anonymous slumlords to operate unchecked. The Housing Code, proposed by Mayor Luke Bronin, would work to correct and prevent neglect in city rentals by imposing new licensing schedules and fees — including regulating…

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