The Crime Free Multi-Housing Program is a state-of-the-art crime prevention program designed to reduce crime, drugs, and gangs on apartment properties. The benefits of the program include:
A stable, more satisfied tenant base. Increased demand for rental units with a reputation for active management.
Lower maintenance and repair costs. Increased property values.
Improved personal safety for tenants, landlords, and managers.
Protecting Renters & Rentees
When drug criminals and other destructive tenants operate out of rental property, neighborhoods suffer and landlords pay a high price. That price may include:
Decline in property values -- particularly when the activity begins affecting the reputation of the neighborhood.
Property damage arising from abuse, retaliation, or neglect; property damage from police raids.
Fire resulting from manufacturing or growing operations. Civil penalties, including temporary closure of the property -- or even property seizure. Loss of rent during the eviction and repair periods.
Fear and frustration when dealing with dangerous and threatening tenants. Increased resentment and anger between neighbors and property managers.
The loss of other valued tenants.
There are three phases to this program which is provided free of charge to the public by the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office.