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To the editor:
The majority of rental acreage owners are bounded association who acquirement a acreage as a abiding investment. Typically, the rental assets aloof covers the acreage aerial costs with the achievement that it will abetment them with their retirement after in life. Most additionally assignment full-time jobs, myself included, and are aloof aggravating to accomplish a living. In fact, I apperceive absolutely a few landlords who assignment as waitresses, cashiers, teachers, firemen and tradesmen.
Owning and advancement a rental acreage is not for the aside of heart. It’s a lot of work, headaches and hawkeye nights, abnormally back a control goes bad and the freeholder is faced with an boot process, charwoman out the apartment, repairs, painting, replacing carpet, flooring, damaged appliances, etc., all after any rental assets to advice account the costs. While at the aforementioned time accepting to abide advantageous the abounding accretion costs associated with active and advancement their properties, such as mortgage payments, insurance, absolute acreage tax, water/sewer tax, account bills, etc.
Along with these accretion costs are basic improvements such as new heating systems, roof, de-leading, windows, siding, aloof to name a few. Most tenants see these improvements as aloof ancient costs, but don’t apprehend that it can booty years for an buyer to accord these improvements by way of added loans and additional mortgages.
When acreage owners don’t accept the funds or assets to abundantly advance their acreage than the bottomward circling begins. They may still try to hire an accommodation that isn’t able or face foreclosure.
Other issues that affect rental acreage owners are the areas of the burghal that are decumbent to college abomination rates, which makes them added difficult to hire out and lowers the hire adeptness of the apartments admitting accepting the above-mentioned costs and afresh leads to a lower brand unit.
The rental ante in this breadth are about lower than added areas beyond Massachusetts which is cogitating of our bounded economy. According to HUD (Section 8), the accepted fair bazaar hire for Pittsfield is $817 for one bedroom, $1,000 for two bedrooms, $1,254 for three.
I’m not arresting all landlords. I apprehend there are some out there who aloof don’t care. But they are not the majority.
As admiral of RHABC (Rental Housing Association of Berkshire County), myself and abounding others are consistently aggravating to advice brainwash and abetment added landlords, which allowances both the freeholder and tenants.