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Schenectady weighs fewer rental inspections

Landlord group prefers reducing certificate fee

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The city may inspect rental units far less often in hopes of getting landlords to submit to inspections, Mayor Gary McCarthy said. A new landlords’ group asked the mayor to change the rental certificate law, which calls for an inspection every time a tenant moves out. Some City Council members were hesitant to cut back on inspections, but McCarthy said he now thinks it’s a good idea. Building Inspector Eric Shilling is reviewing the issue ...

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May 29, 2012
6:43 a.m.

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I can agree to that since my property is inspected.