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WV SB 600 Regulates Maintenance and VPR of Uninhabitable Properties
On March 6, West Virginia SB 600 passed the House and went before Governor Earl Ray Tomblin for consideration. Governor Tomblin signed the bill on March 28 and it goes into effect June 4. The bill clarifies responsible parties for compliance with municipal ordinances regarding the registration, maintenance, and regulation of dwellings unfit for habitation, vacant buildings, and vacant properties.
2 Apr 2014
Weight of Foreclosure and Ohio HB 223
On March 16, Akron Beacon Journal published an article titled Weight of Foreclosure.
26 Mar 2014
Eminent Domain Proposals Spread in Hardest-Hit Communities
On November 18, HousingWire published an article titled Eminent Domain Proposals Spread in Hardest-Hit Communities.
19 Nov 2013
More Cities Considering Eminent Domain to Halt Foreclosures
On November 15, The New York Times published an article titled More Cities Consider Using Eminent Domain to Halt Foreclosures.
19 Nov 2013
Eminent Domain Battle Shifts to Pomona, CA
On November 5, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) published an artilce titled Eminent Domain Battle Shifts to Another California City.
5 Nov 2013
Bondholders Appeal CA Eminent Domain Case Dismissal
On October 17, National Mortgage News published an article titled Bondholders Appeal California Eminent-Domain Case Dismissal.
17 Oct 2013
Calpers Concerned About Richmond, CA Mortgage Plan
On September 30, Reuters published an article titled Calpers Concerned About Richmond, California’s Mortgage Plan.
1 Oct 2013
Safeguard Supports Slavic Village Recovery Efforts
In September, Safeguard supported the ongoing efforts to clean up blight and revive Slavic Village; a collection of neighborhoods in Cleveland, OH. Several media sources picked up the story.
25 Sep 2013
California Mortgage Grabs Are a Terrible Idea
On September 17, Bloomberg.com published an article titled California Mortgage Grabs Are a Terrible Idea.
24 Sep 2013
Is Richmond’s Mortgage Seizure Scheme Even Legal?
On September 21, The Washington Post published a blog titled Is Richmond’s Mortgage Seizure Scheme Even Legal?
23 Sep 2013