3:08 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Douglas County Health Department focusing on smoke-free housing

The Douglas County Health Department wants 11,000 people to have access to smoke-free housing by the fall of 2014.

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2:04 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

Task Force to study solutions to substandard housing, problem landlords


The city of Omaha is forming a task force to study solutions to problem landlords and poor rental housing.

Kevin Denker, Chief Housing Inspector for the city of Omaha, says his department has 4,000 active complaints they’re investigating. Some of those are multiple dwellings in one building. Denker says the Housing Division gets about 120 complaints a month. That number rises to 180 in the summer.

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