Belvidere Alderman Discussing Landlord Registry Again

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BELVIDERE (WIFR) -- Alderman in Belvidere are talking about landlord registry again.

The last time leaders discussed the topic they faced a lot of opposition form city landlords.

Alderman John Sanders says Belvidere will "look at our options" and will bring the topic up again during the next Committee as a Whole meeting.

Sanders says the city is considering the program as a way for the city to contact landlords in emergency situations or when code violations occur.

Sanders says he and other city leaders will look at registry programs in Rockford and Freeport as a guide for what to potentially install in Belvidere.

This is a developing story as talks in are in their early stages, however keep it here as WIFR keeps you updated.

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