Goal #11

Develop an incentive program for apartment and mobile home complex ownerships that promotes safe practices and good management of thier facilities.

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1. Create a complete list of apartment complexes with management contacts | Police | Start FY 2022 Q1 | Complete FY 2022 Q1

2. Create a recognition program for apartment and mobile park complexes to identify high-scoring facilities based on safe and good management practices | Police | Start FY 2022 Q2 | Complete FY 2022 Q2

3. Create a checklist of safety and health priorities and conduct inspections at each complex | Police | Start FY 2022 Q2 | Complete FY 2022 Q2

4. Conduct regular meetings with facility managers | Police | Start FY 2022 Q2 | Complete FY 2022 Q2

5. Conduct a Town Hall Meeting for community education | Police | Start FY 2022 Q3 | Complete FY 2022 Q3

6. Submit a final report on program progress to the City Council and post results on the City’s website | Police | Start FY 2022 Q4 | Complete FY 2022 Q4

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2nd Quarter Update
April 2022 

In Q2, the City developed a score sheet for apartment properties that includes criteria for safety/security, health, code enforcement, and community communication. Staff shared the draft version of these criteria at a meeting conducted for interested apartment management groups, with only two apartments in DeSoto attending.

1st Quarter Update
January 2022

In Q1, City staff developed a complete and updated list of all apartment properties in DeSoto along with current contact information.