If you have ever rehabbed a house, rented out an apartment, or even simply lived in the City of St. Louis for any period of time, you are well aware of the ridiculous amount of red tape that the City throws up around just about every issue. A lot of it is necessary, but the implementation has always been wanting.
The Post Dispatch featured a very interesting article on this topic in this morning’s paper. It involves a property at 3500 Missouri in Marine Villa that the City took from an owner. If you haven’t checked it out, its worth the five minute read.