I only have one unit. Why does the ordinance apply to me?
Many small property owners operate their rental units as an investment and may not have the back ground information and or experience that would assist them in preventing or dealing with problems on their property. The Collinsville police department has had many cases that relate to rental property where drug sales, criminal gang activity and severe nuisance problems that adversely impacted the quality of life in the neighborhood. The owner was unaware or unable to quickly and effectively resolve these matters. One has no way of knowing if the next renter will become a nightmare for you or the neighborhood. The Crime-free Housing program will help you be prepared to prevent problems or be ready to quickly and effectively deal with those problems should they occur.