Tampa City Council to crack down on slumlords

01/09/14 Janelle Irwin
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Tags: housing, Tampa City Council, Yolie Capin, Lisa Montelione, Charlie Miranda, code enforcement, slumlords


City Council member Charlie Miranda (right) wants to know where code violations are coming from before deciding how to address them.

photo by Janelle Irwin

Hillsborough County government is under fire after a scathing report uncovered code violations where landlords received subsidies for housing homeless people. Now Tampa City Council members are considering tightening the belt on landlords to deal with rampant violations throughout the city. During a meeting Thursday, Jake Slater, head of the city

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great story!