Inspections law good for tenants and city
The Menino administration can’t just sit around waiting for a rodent infestation or collapsed porch. So it has proposed an ordinance that would require owners of 140,000 apartment units to submit to mandatory inspections once every three years. It creates some inconvenience for landlords. But nothing along the lines of shelling out $2,000 a month for a two-bedroom unit that is falling apart.