Beatrice City, NE

Beatrice City, Nebraska An ordinance which fights blight, adds accountability and does not penalize investors/serviers who take care of their properties! Read the full article below...

Saint Cloud, MN

Saint Cloud, Minnesota  With a 6-0 vote Monday, the St. Cloud City Council approved amending the city’s vacant building registration ordinance to include all occupiable buildings in St. Cloud instead of only residential properties. “It has been shown to...

Baltimore, MD

Shaming signs not the best way to deal with vacant houses Councilman Kristerfer Burnett has proposed taking The Scarlet Letter approach to holding the owners of neglected homes accountable. In essence, he hopes to shame people into compliance with housing codes. A...

City of Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, California. The Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department plans to re-launch its map that tracks residences in foreclosure on July 1 with related information, general manager Rushmore Cervantes announced. Read the full article below! LA is...

Albany, NY

Vacant buildings to get regular inspections in Albany Starting next month, property owners registering vacant buildings must allow Albany inspectors inside the buildings to assess the deterioration on a regular basis and ensure measures are taken to protect the...

New Jersey Bill

New Jersey Bill – A4999 As of July 28, 2019 (90 days after the act was approved on April 29, 2019) municipalities have the ability to adopt ordinances pursuant to this act.  If a municipality (where a property is registered/located) adopts an ordinance pursuant...