Landlords must register their rental properties with the city. This often requires filling out an application form and providing information such as the addresses of the properties, the number of units in each property, and the names and contact information of the landlords and tenants.
Landlords must renew their rental registration on an annual or biannual basis.
Landlords must ensure the rental units meet the standards for safe and sanitary housing established by the city. This will include regular inspections to ensure that units meet health and safety codes, and an inspection form must be completed and mailed in, along with the appropriate payment.
Landlords must provide tenants with information about the rights and responsibilities outlined by the city of Bethlehem.
Landlords must pay fees for registration and renewal of the registration as well as inspections and business license.