Dealing with Hoarders
Hoarding has been around in many forms since the beginning of time. Most recently, reality TV has shed light & attention on the problem while many landlords have stories they will readily share about that “one tenant.” In that vein, the New York Times recently featured an interesting article entitled “Helping Those Who Hoard” that focused on apartment buildings in New York City and how property managers are dealing with this important issue. Specifically, they cite the phenomenon as a mental illness which has to be carefully addressed – which is why the NY Times reports that many building managers are turning to professionals for help. For the entire story go here.