Amherst approves rental property registration and permitting requirement Reply

A residential street lies adjacent to the UMass campus.

A residential street lies adjacent to the UMass campus. Note the UMass library in the background.

To address issues resulting from the density of off-campus student housing and absentee landlords, the town of Amherst recently adopted a permitting system for rental properties.Ā  It will go into effect on January 1, 2014. More…