The Greensboro Minimum Housing Standards Commission hears and determines appeals to decisions made by the city’s building inspectors. The commission also studies rental rates, the need for reconditioning or condemnation of buildings, and other housing conditions within the city, and makes recommendations to the City Council concerning such matters. Commission members are appointed each year by the City Council.
Outling, an associate in the Greensboro office of Brooks Pierce, focuses his practice on business litigation, helping organizations and professionals resolve complex business disputes, and he has successfully brought and defended lawsuits in a wide range of matters, including breach of contract, unfair competition and trade practices, fraud and commercial financing. In addition to his new role as chairman of the Greensboro Minimum Housing Standards Commission, Outling serves on the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) board of visitors, the UNCG Alumni Association board of directors and the Action Greensboro synerG council.