New City rental rules will go into effect in December. The new rules are designed to curtail nuisance properties in the city neighborhoods.
A two-part assault on problem properties in the city of Pittsburgh starts with a mailer going out today, leading to registration of rental properties and enforcement of rules for disruptive property starting next month.
The mailer advertising the new rental registration system will go to every known city property owner, but only landlords need to pay attention. It lays out the procedure by which they have to register and pay $12 for each unit they rent out, by April 1, or potentially face fines of $1,000 for each unreported apartment or tenant-occupied house. Read the Post Gazette article