Sunday, May 2, 2010
Home and Condo owning vs. apartments
A person that has an interest in the community financially will do whatever they can to keep the value of that community high. The majority of people in Mt. Greenwood are hardworking individuals that have a vested interest financially in the well being of the community. The need to keep the community as a home and condo owning community is extremely high. MTGP has a concern. Along the main streets of our community, numerous multi-story buildings are being built and have been built in recent years. One building on the 11100 blk of Kedzie comes to mind. MTGP's hope is that these buildings are not being built or condos bought with the intention of renting out apartments to individuals. In every community where there is a large majority of renting individuals, crime seems to follow. It is sad but true. One of the largest problems for 2211 is the apartment buildings on 115th and Pulaski by Marist. MTGP has heard reports of lower class individuals moving into the apartments and causing problems. MTGP has also heard of individuals renting a house on the 11200 blk of Whipple causing problems with the police. We need to encourage our fellow community members to keep the renting of condos and houses out of our neighborhood. MTGP does not believe that everyone that rents an apartment is bad or brings evil to our community, but the chances of inviting bad apples to the neighborhood increases with every renter.