There are bound to be conflicts when college students, young professionals, families, and older residents all call the same neighborhoods home, especially when it comes to noise levels at night. One resident’s idea of hanging out after dinner can sound more like an ill-timed romp to the people on the other side of a thin plaster wall. But instead of bringing residents together, the City Council is poised to pass a new ordinance that would jack up the penalties for boisterous behavior, targeting young people and, for the first time, their landlords with hefty fees.
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