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Indiana Apartment Association

Fatal Hammond fire shapes debate on rental inspections

INDIANAPOLIS | The three children killed this month in a Hammond house fire weighed heavily on Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. on Tuesday as he urged a legislative panel not to limit the ability of local governments to inspect rental properties.

January 21, 2014 5:44 pm Related


Lawmaker seeks to prohibit rental registrations, inspections, fees

INDIANAPOLIS | Merrillville's plan to subsidize its police department with registration fees charged to apartment owners has prompted a central Indiana lawmaker to propose a statewide ban on all municipal apartment registration and inspection requirements.

February 05, 2013 5:45 pm Related


Hammond City Council OKs settlement in rental fee suit

HAMMOND | The City Council on Monday unanimously approved paying a $150,000 settlement in the Indiana Apartment Association's lawsuit against the city.

May 15, 2012 9:15 pm

Hammond City Council expected to OK settlement over rental unit fees

HAMMOND | After delaying the request last month, the City Council on Monday is expected to approve paying a settlement in the Indiana Apartment Association's lawsuit against Hammond.

May 10, 2012 7:00 pm

Hammond City Council delays paying settlement over rental unit fees

HAMMOND | The City Council on Monday delayed paying $150,000 to settle the Indiana Apartment Association's lawsuit against the city.

April 23, 2012 10:15 pm

Indiana Apartment Association, Hammond reach deal in discrimination lawsuit

HAMMOND | The Indiana Apartment Association and Hammond have reached an agreement in principle to settle the association's civil lawsuit, federal court records state.

February 10, 2012 6:08 pm
Rental inspections controversial

Rental inspections controversial

Hobart's higher than average number of apartment fires this past year sparked recent discussions by city officials about the possibility of conducting regular safety inspections of units.

November 28, 2010 12:00 am Photos


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