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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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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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Here’s One Way to Fight Zombie Properties

Local municipalities in the areas hit hardest by the foreclosure crisis have made various attempts through legislation to combat the problem of “zombie properties.” How does the most populous town in the U.S. propose to handle the problem?

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