NFPD Publishes Landlord/Tenant Disputes Brochure

Reasonable Care Statement On Evicted Tenants' Personal Property Raises Questions
While dropping off a Notice of Eviction to the Marshall today, I was handed a tri-fold brochure being circulated by the Niagara Falls Police Department entitled "Landlord/Tenant Disputes.

There is really nothing new as far as information goes. It is an educational piece to make tenants aware of [...]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Eviction Seminar

How to deal with a tenant who fails to pay rent. Eviction - fact of life in landlord/tenant relations.
Learn how to avoid eviction when you can and how to win if you must at this free seminar on Non-Payment of Rent actions.
Eviction is a process and the professional landlord knows the process. Be that professional landlord. Act in a [...]

By |February 10th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

General Meeting – June 17, 2015

General Meeting - June 17, 2015
NEW LOCATION
640 Park Place
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Across the street from the Post Office
WEB SITE DEMO
We'd like to show you the new web site. In order to do this we needed a place with the internet and a large screen so we could show you. Craig Avery was kind enough to [...]

By |June 13th, 2015|Events|0 Comments

General Meeting – May 13, 2015

General Meeting - May 13th, 2015
A great opportunity to network.
This is the first in a series of two part, informational meetings. The first half of the meeting will offer specific guidance on a particular issue. The second half will allow you to ask specific questions to problems you're dealing with in the business.
Complain / Manage [...]

By |April 29th, 2015|Events|0 Comments

Social Services Reform Proposal Approved – Direct Pay Approved

Niagara County Legislature Approves Resolution for Direct Pay to Lanldlords
This is page 1 of the 15 page agenda of the Niagara County Legislature. The first agenda item, in bold, IL-002-13 was the LAGN's resolution for direct pay. This was common sense legislation and serious business with a significant benefit to landlords, taxpayers, and homeowners.

AGENDA
NIAGARA COUNTY [...]

By |April 11th, 2015|Public Policy, Social Services|0 Comments

Social Services Reform Proposal 4 – DSS Improved Metrics

LAGN Housing Assistance Reform Proposals for
Niagara County Department of Social Services -
DSS Improved Metrics 
4. Establish new outcome based performance metrics to modify policy to increase program success.
The goal of the AFDC program was to provide income support to needy, single parents in order to care for their children. By contrast the goal of the TANF program is [...]

By |April 11th, 2015|Public Policy, Social Services|0 Comments

Social Services Reform Proposal 3 – Tenant Accountablilty

LAGN Housing Assistance Reform Proposals for
Niagara County Department of Social Services -
Tenant Accountablity
3. Institute accountability measures to promote stability
and discourage “waste”.
There is no shame in finding yourself in need of help. Taxpayers understand the need and have agreed to fund governmental assistance programs with their tax dollars. Non-profit organizations have made it their mission to lighten the load [...]

By |April 11th, 2015|Public Policy, Social Services|0 Comments

Social Services Reform Proposal 2 – Mandatory Pre Inspection

LAGN Housing Assistance Reform Proposals for
Niagara County Department of Social Services
2. Make mandatory and a condition of move in the inspection of the rental unit each DSS Client/Tenant selects.
The New York State legislature codified the implied warranty of habitability in Real Property Law section 235-b,3.

In every written or oral lease or rental agreement for residential premises [...]

By |April 11th, 2015|Public Policy, Social Services|0 Comments

Social Services Reform Proposal – Introdcution

LAGN Housing Assistance Reform Proposals for
Niagara County Department of Social Services - Introduction
According to the Social Security Administration’s web site, “From the earliest colonial times, local villages and towns recognized an obligation to aid the needy when family effort and assistance provided by neighbors and friends were not sufficient.”

Life in America has evolved dramatically since colonial [...]

By |April 11th, 2015|Social Services|0 Comments

Social Services Reform Proposal 1 – Direct Pay

LAGN Housing Assistance Reform Proposals for
Niagara County Department of Social Services - Direct Pay
Special Note: This proposal was adopted by the Niagara County Legislature.
This document, >>    << was the foundation for adoption.  
1. Make mandatory the payment of Housing Vouchers directly to the Landlord.
There is precedence here to support mandatory Housing Voucher payments to Landlords. One [...]

By |April 11th, 2015|Public Policy, Social Services|0 Comments

Four Point Proposal for Social Services Reform

The Landlord's Association of Greater Niagara Submits a Four Point Proposal for Social Services Reforms
Download the complete PDF version of the proposals here.
>> Download Proposals  <<

By |April 11th, 2015|Public Policy, Social Services|0 Comments

General Meeting Sept 17 2014

**** Discover the Value of Membership

What sets a member of the LAGN apart from other landlords?

 

The LAGN is about to role out its official package of approved forms. We’ve taken the best practices of highly successful area landlords and compiled them into a comprehensive document package designed to protect you and your tenant.

Everything from month-to-month [...]

By |September 12th, 2014|Meetings|0 Comments
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