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Tag Archives: Vacant and Abandoned Homes

More Communities Banning Plywood on Zombie Homes

Abandoned “zombie homes” are a problem in many communities, driving down property values, attracting crime, and often creating safety risks such as fire hazards. Communities battle zombie homes and related urban blight in a variety of ways, ranging from fast-track ...

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Zombie Homes: The Problem That Just Won’t Die

The issue of so-called “zombie homes” is a problem for any major city. “Zombie homes” is a colorful name for an old problem, and one that continues to be widespread as the nation gains more distance from the housing crisis and the ...

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A New Standard for Property Preservation?

Over the last few years, some communities have adopted polycarbonate clearboarding over plywood as the standard for securing windows in vacant homes. How is the solution working out?

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