Sun Sentinel: Lauderdale Lakes seeks to clean up rental properties, make sure they’re safe

State of disrepair

Every apartment and rented home in Lauderdale Lakes will be inspected annually to make sure it’s in good shape and up to code — and the increased scrutiny will cost each owner $150 per unit per year.

It’s the latest attempt by a local city to come to terms with a foreclosure crisis that has seen many single-family homes turned into poorly maintained rental properties. It’s also one of the costliest for affected property owners.

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Once again L Lakes has the highest rates anywhere-

  • On top of the highest millage rate-
  • Extremely high storm water fees paid for no work on canal banks-
  • money going to Manny Diez’s company
  • Fire fees keep going up

The residents continue to pay- these fees will get passed on to them. Way to go Jon Allen- you and your buddy Kenny Hobbs both getting a cut on this?

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