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Dallas woman fuming over smoking neighbor at complex

Dallas woman fuming over smoking neighbor at complex

I am pretty sure this lady is a jerk.  I am not a smoker and I have some sympathy for the desire to get rid of smoking in restaurants.  I think trying to get rid of it in bars is a little silly – even if I do enjoy smoke free bars. But saying you […]

Wider recycling rules for Austin apartments, businesses considered

Wider recycling rules for Austin apartments, businesses considered

This article has received a lot of attention already. I wanted to focus on this part of the article “We want to make sure everyone in Austin has the opportunity to recycle, regardless of where they work or live,” Cofer said. Let me remind everyone that everyone in Austin does have the opportunity to recycle.  […]

eFiling causing an increase of eviction cases

eFiling causing an increase of eviction cases

I think this is a good idea. The advantages to the property owners are obvious, but I think there is a not so obvious advantage to most renters.  If it is easier to evict people…owners are more likely to work with people.  They may accept people with lower credit or may cut you some slack […]

Federal Housing Rescue Plan Could Increase Rental Shadow Market

Federal Housing Rescue Plan Could Increase Rental Shadow Market

According to this article, government officials are considering a plan to pay the mortgages on houses that would otherwise be foreclosed on and then rent those houses back to the former owners at a price they would be able to afford. This idea comes as a response to the slow progress that the initial housing […]