Legislation Resource Center
Below is an interactive map tool, which features states that have enacted, are contemplating enacting, or have expired/inactive fast-track legislation for vacant and abandoned properties. Information that can be explored for each marked state includes a link to the final bill’s text, legislation history, and links to any media coverage of the legislation (if applicable).
Interactive Map Instructions
- To access a full screen version of the map tool, please click on the animated icon located at the top right corner of the embedded version below.
- Once the tool has been opened, click on the arrow located at the top left corner of the screen to expand the map details section of the legend. Further options can be explored by clicking on the three-dot menu icon located at the top right corner of the legend.
- To view individual bill information, click on the desired marker on the map or from the main list located on the left side of the screen and scroll through the accompanying bill’s data table.
The Latest on Fast-Track Legislation
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Spotlight on Fast-Tracking Foreclosure by DS News contributing author Kevin Hildebeidel
Fast-Track Foreclosure Legislation: A Proactive Solution to Address the Problem of Community Blight; Vacant and Abandoned Properties on the Foreclosure Fast Track by late Safeguard Properties Founder Robert Klein
Laws to Fast-Track Vacant Home Foreclosures Slowly Gaining Traction as published by National Mortgage News
Fast-Track Foreclosure Bill Will Put Ohio Housing and Economy On the Right Track featuring commentary by Safeguard Properties General Counsel and Executive Vice President Linda Erkkila
Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Vacant and Abandoned Property Working Group (White Paper):
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