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Boston will send letters to 1,500 landlords with violations, Walsh says

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, shown here in April, said the city will send letters to landlords with property code violations.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, shown here in April, said the city will send letters to landlords with property code violations.

The city of Boston will send about 1,500 letters to property owners with housing code violations, Mayor Martin J. Walsh said on WGBH Friday.

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“Next week, there are 1,500 letters going out to 1,500 homeowners in the city of Boston that are the worst offenders with violations, and we’re going to begin inspecting those apartments, those housing units, starting next week,” Walsh said about 40 minutes into anappearance on the show Boston Public Radio. “We have a team of people going out there, we have a process that’s put in place now. If we need to hire more inspectors, I will hire more inspectors.”

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