Crime Free Housing

Crime Free Housing Program

Read the crime free housing regulations in Title XV: Chapter 154 Property Maintenance Code of the City Code of Ordinances.

Letter to Owners, Landlords and/or Managing Agents

The City's Crime Free Housing Ordinance became effective November 1, 2013. All Owners, Landlords and/or Managing Agents that were previously registered with the City were sent a letter dated September 17, 2013. The letter included information on upcoming Crime Free Housing Seminars, a Rental Property Registration Form, a Criminal Search Verification Form, and a Crime Free Rental Agreement Addendum.
View a copy of a letter dated September 17, 2013 from the Director of the City's Public Health, Housing & Building Department, including the necessary forms that must be completed.

Sources for Background Checks

View a list of Background Check Sources.

Rental Housing Registration Forms

Download and complete the required Crime Free Housing Registration Form and submit it to the Health, Housing & Building Department, 407 E. Lincoln St., Belleville, IL, 62220, with the required fees. Please note that the required fees increase if paid after November 15. 

 Informational Seminars 

Rental property owners, landlords and/or property managers can sign up for a Free Informational Seminar by contacting the Health, Housing & Building Department at 618-233-6817.