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...

Combating Zombie Properties With Registries

Combating Zombie Properties With Registries According to a new report, North Hempstead Town, New York, is considering creating a registry that would require banks and mortgage lenders to register properties that are in financial distress. “It’s time to rethink how we...

Impact of Community Blight

Understanding the True Costs of Abandoned Properties: How Maintenance Can Make a Difference The house bubbles, financial crisis and great recession created the largest waves of foreclosures the country had experienced since the Great Depression. Read the full article...

Wilmington, DE

The City of Wilmington, DE has proposed changes to municipal housing code which includes several amendments to its vacant property registration program. Included is a registration fee increase for properties that remain vacant for more than three years and a...