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June Meeting

Have you ever walked into Small Claims court for a simple hearing for possession to see that your tenant has a Legal Aid attorney at their side?  Suddenly, the case you thought was cut and dried turns complicated and the judge throws it out, thanks to the help of your renter’s free attorney. Jim Kringlen, […]

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April Meeting

April is nationwide Fair Housing Month.  LaSheila Yates, Executive Director of the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission and City Chief Diversity Officer, and Bernie Walther, CRCRC Investigator, will speak to our group on Thursday evening, April 13th. Do you know and understand what all the protected classes are in Iowa and in Cedar Rapids?  Is […]

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State Newsletter

Here is the Newsletter from Landlords of Iowa. State Newsletter 2nd & 3rd Qtr 2016 A lot has happened this spring and summer, so it is filled with information worth saving. It also has contact information for all the chapters. If you have any questions or comments, please let me know. Bob Mitchell Legislative Chairman […]

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Christmas Party and Annual Meeting

Join us Thursday evening, December 8, for our Annual Christmas Dinner at the Marriott, 1200 Collins Road NE. Landlords of Linn County Holiday Party and Annual Meeting is a great opportunity to socialize with members and spouses and enjoy an elegant holiday meal. Cash bar, prize giveaways and election of 2017 Board of Directors are on the agenda. As our gift […]

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November Meeting

If the housing inspector walked onto your property tomorrow would you be ready?  And what happens when an unhappy renter calls Housing Services to complain about you?  Our noon meeting at the Longbranch on Thursday, November 10, will feature John Riggs, Cedar Rapids Housing Manager, and Lucas Pump, Inspector.  They will be giving us updates on City […]

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Landlords Volunteer For Habitat Wednesday Sept. 21

Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day – Wednesday, September 21, 1pm – 4pm We are excited for your upcoming volunteer day with us! You will be working at 1609 Grande Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA with Bob Grafton. Just a few reminders to get your prepared: Please check in on site before 1:00pm. You will be […]

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September Meeting

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program is a community nonprofit dedicated to the improvement of life in our communities. Do you know about HACAP’s Weatherization and Energy Assistance Programs for low income residents? HACAP’s website states, “Weatherization directly benefits low-income households by reducing their energy costs. In the process, it allows people to stop making the […]

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A Brush With Kindness

Landlords of Linn County has volunteered to help with Habitat for Humanity’s “A Brush With Kindness” program on Wednesday afternoon, September 7th.  We will be helping on a project with exterior painting and landscaping. This is open to all our members, and we need more volunteers! Please bring a friend. A Brush with Kindness is […]

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August Meeting

FROM THE PRESIDENT:  Laura O’Leary Are you taking advantage of resources at your fingertips, using technology to become better landlords and property managers?  We all know there are vast amounts of data, applications and websites we can access, and often this can be overwhelming.  Our August speaker will offer a few easy ideas that we can […]

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July Meeting

Earlier this year, the Iowa Supreme Court made rulings on two cases which directly affect all our leases and what we can apply as charges to the security deposits at move out.  If you do not know the details of these decisions, then you need to be at our July meeting, this Thursday the 14th, […]

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