As concerns rise about crime at Charlotte rental properties, a proposal would make all landlords pay a registration fee. But industry groups aren’t taking too kindly to the idea.
The apartment industry in Charlotte is doing well. Rents have been soaring, and occupancies are up – all thanks to the downturn in the single-family housing market. But just because apartment owners are seeing a rise in business it doesn’t mean they want to fork over money to register their properties with the city.