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NYC Nonprofit Aims to Convert Distressed Properties

A New York City-based nonprofit organization has launched an initiative to address the city's distressed and abandoned foreclosure-property inventory. Rebuild New York's Vacant Important Properties (VIP) Initiative aims to "convert vacant homes into valuable and vibrant homes throughout the lower ...

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Brushing up on Vacant Property Law

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On Wednesday afternoon, the latest complimentary Legal League 100 webinar took a deep dive into vacant and abandoned property law. Click through to learn all the details.

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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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