Borough of Carlisle, PA
Cumberland County
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The Borough Manager shall develop, implement and coordinate an education process to inform residents of the provisions of this chapter and means presently in place, or hereafter implemented, for the governance of rental housing, to include but not be limited to:
Sponsoring educational workshops in the Municipal Building and in Borough neighborhoods.
Providing owners and tenants with copies of the Borough's Property Maintenance Chapter (Chapter 183 of the Code of the Borough of Carlisle) upon request and displaying that chapter electronically on the Borough's website.
Publishing informative articles from time to time in the Borough's newsletter informing residents of their responsibilities regarding the upkeep of properties and tools conducive to the peaceful enjoyment of both owner-occupied and rental housing within neighborhoods in the Borough.
The Borough Manager, Fire Chief and Chief of Police shall implement policies and procedures to strengthen communication between the Codes Department, Carlisle Fire Department and Police Department. The policies and procedures shall establish means of resource coordination for detection and correction of both property maintenance and behavioral problems related to rental housing.
The Borough Manager shall continue to utilize existing funding programs and develop new programs, both subject to the availability of federal and state funding and appropriations by Borough Council, as it deems necessary and appropriate under the circumstances, from time to time, for the rehabilitation of code-deficient rental housing, including the use of Community Development Block Grant funds, Elm Street funds and other available funding mechanisms. Nonprofit housing entities and owners should be encouraged to acquire and rehabilitate marginal properties.