The city is having a hearing about a plan to ensure every rental unit in the city is licensed and inspected periodically. Do you think the city should periodically inspect rental units?
Asked at Checkers Foods, 2300 Louisiana St. on March 5, 2013
“I think it makes sense to have some regular inspection for rentals to stay licensed. ”
“Everybody has a right to safe and affordable housing. Whether this policy does that, I do not know.”
“The whole idea is for the individual to be protected. If you sell a home it must be inspected, but I think it (the rental) should be inspected in between leases. ”
“As long as the apartment isn’t inhabited, inspect the (heck) out of it, but I don’t like people I don’t know going around my apartment.”