Archives For: Erie County
WBEN published a report outlining the introduction of Erie County, N.Y.’s “ZOMBIE Watch”, a new program created through the county clerk’s ZOMBIES Initiative.
22 Feb 2020
Spectrum News published a report discussing criticism of the City of Buffalo’s newly revised tax foreclosure process from Erie County, N.Y., Clerk Mickey Kearns.
10 Sep 2019
WKBW ABC 7 published an article discussing rising foreclosure rates in Erie County, N.Y., and steps officials have taken to combat the issue. Included is new initiative set to being June 1, 2019, that will align the county with the WNY Law Center to research banks/financial institutions responsible for the maintenance of vacant homes in foreclosure and take legal action on those not in compliance.
29 May 2019
DS News published an article discussing a new partnership between Erie County, New York, The Western New York Law Center and Columbia Law School to help municipalities track and monitor zombie foreclosures. The article features comments from Safeguard Properties Founder and Chairman Robert Klein.
6 Apr 2018
The Buffalo News published an article detailing a new initiative from Erie County, New York Clerk Michael P. Kearns.
5 Jan 2018
Recently, New York Assemblyman Michael Kearns (D-Buffalo) and Senator Patrick Gallivan (R-Elma) proposed legislation that aims to decrease the time a vacant property may sit in foreclosure in Erie County.
14 Jun 2017