Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Blogger View From The Crowd As KC Tenants Confront Home Providers Over Bill Of Rights
Last night an important fact of life emerged amid the discussion of tenant rights ...
MORE THAN 40% OF KCMO RESIDENTS RENT AND THAT NUMBER IS RISING!!! THE COWTOWN DREAM OF HOME OWNERSHIP IS DEAD!!!
And so renter protections aren't just a matter of 2020 social justice electioneering but a glimpse at future housing arguments.
Karl has covered this fight for our blog community and her shares these insights on the EPIC local debate last night . . .
Dan Fowler was UNDER FIRE LAST NIGHT . . . He came off worse than any other elected official. Unprepared to deal with this issue.
Property Owners don't want to provide utility estimates.
Property Owners Are Not Landlords. The Feudal Era Ended In 1804 The Year Kansas City was founded.
The problem I see with utility companies are the monopolies and the property owners want to offset cost and let renters carry the risk ... Let me explain: The last time I tried to contact A LOCAL UTILITY COMPANY, I got a call center in Birmingham Alabama who referred me to a pawn shop on Independence Ave. In the urban core, most people don't realize that utility companies run a shady racket against EVERYONE.
Eventually, compromises will be made by Mayor and Committee.
Further Reading . . .
KMBC: A tenant bill of rights was passed Monday by Kansas City's Housing Committee.
Fox4: "Many came out to argue passionately for new laws to protect the rights of renters in the city, but landlords insist an ordinance like this would backfire and force property owners to sell their rental units."
Developing . . .