In the Sherwood Park, Edgewood and Laurel Oaks areas, investors are renting out R-1 single-family homes by the bedroom to some students who attend the University of Northwest Ohio. This is against American Township zoning rules for single family living because they are not from the same family.
We have been waiting for about five years for the American Township trustees to decide on the definition of family.
Some of us people who care about the township have talked and talked about the homes that are being destroyed by these students, but the trustees will do nothing to help.
I wish we had someone who cared about our property values and property rights.
More people need to attend township meetings or write about the problems you are experiencing in your neighborhood.
Donna Layton, American Township