The Landlord Hall of Shame was established by Mayor Ed Pawlowski in October 2008 for the purpose of bringing public pressure to bear on property owners who refuse to improve sub-standard conditions on their rental properties and bring down property values across the neighborhood.
The Landlord Hall of Shame Committee includes the following members:
Director Building Standards and Safety, Housing Rehab Supervisor,
Housing Supervisor, a representative
from Zoning, a representative from Recycling and a representative from the Health Bureau. The committee meets on
a regular basis to review potential nominees and nominate a city landlord for recommendation to the
mayor for selection as a member of the "Landlord Hall of
Shame." This committee reviews all city owned properties of the
selected landlord under consideration.
Criteria for Nomination:
A landlord may be nominated for the landlord Hall of Shame based upon the following criteria.
City of Allentown
Office of the Mayor
435 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101
City of Allentown - 435 Hamilton Street - 610-439-5999