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Foreclosure Zombies Are Fading

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While the number of zombie properties, including those abandoned in the foreclosure process, continue to slip, these states are still dealing with large volumes of vacant properties.

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Zombie Homes are Nationwide

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Over 1.5 million (1,530,563) U.S. single-family homes and condos are vacant "zombie" properties. Find out where zombie properties are the most prevalent.

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Empire State Zombie Property Problems

New York has continued to struggle with lingering foreclosure issues and urban blight related to abandoned properties. Here's how Erie County is planning to address the blight and "zombie property" problem.

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The Hypervacancy Problem in American Cities

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Over the last few decades, housing vacancies have become more widespread in many American communities. That’s according to a new report published this week by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. But why is the problem so widespread, and what ...

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A New Tactic to Fight Zombie Homes

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This June, Washington state will implement a new law (HB2057) designed to combat abandoned zombie properties and streamline interactions between government and lenders when it comes to preventing urban blight as the properties fall into disrepair. As reported by the ...

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Fight Against Urban Blight Finds Unexpected Ally

The topic of zombie homes comes up often here on DS News, ranging from fast-track foreclosure legislation to rules about clearboarding and plywood bans. In February, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state was buying up distressed mortgages ...

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