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Posted on: February 5, 2010

[ARCHIVED] Crime-Free Multi-Housing Training

The City of Dubuque is sponsoring an educational program for property owners and property managers on how to reduce crime in rental housing.

The event will be held on Saturday, February 27th, 2010, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., NICC Town Clock Center, 680 Main Street, Dubuque,Iowa. The Dubuque Police Department, in partnership with the City’s Housing and Community Development and Human Rights Departments, and City Attorney’s Office is conducting the workshop.

This training program, the Dubuque Crime Free Multi-Housing Program, will provide comprehensive information on all aspects of managing property with a special emphasis on how to reduce crime in rental property. Participants of the program will receive a comprehensive guide to assist in maintaining a crime-free property. Participation in this training also qualifies landlords for reimbursement of costs associated with national criminal background checks of prospective tenants. Issues addressed in the training program include:

• Identifying quality tenants
• Writing rental agreements
• Handling evictions
• Property security and fire safety
• Police services
• Fair Housing

The seminar is co-sponsored by Northeast Iowa Community College. Presenters include City staff and local attorneys. Course participants are eligible to receive six hours of Real Estate Continuing Education Unit credit for the course. The registration fee is $30 for one person, or $40 for 2 persons sharing materials. This fee includes meals and course materials. There is an additional $8 charge for CEU credit. To register, contact the NICC Continuing Education Center at (563) 557-8271 or (888) 642-2338, ext. 380.


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