7/09/2010Posted by MJ
The Buffalo News reported on Buffalo Housing Judge Henry Nowak's idea for a new Nuisance measure that attempts to put some power into the hands of nearby residents:
Buffalo residents tired of loud parties, dogs running loose and even drug crimes next door could have a new, easier way to haul the offenders into court.
And they could do it on their own.
A nuisance-abatement law proposed by City Housing Court Judge Henry J. Nowak would allow residents to bring the complaints into Housing Court — without relying on city inspectors or lawyers, and even if no property code violation can be found....