For the first time, a nationwide program is offered locally. The goal is to reduce crime and drug activity in rental properties.
The 600 block of Woodlawn is a neighborhood that Rockford Police want to rid any other neighborhoods of. Police say many apartment complexes have been seized, raided and eventually condemned.
Saturday, Rockford Police and other legal services came together to teach landlords what to look out for. These are signs that can help keep crime and drugs out of the neighborhood.
This is the first phase of three to help keep crime free housing.