Archives For: New York
Schenectady has won national recognition for it’s CODE Program, which works to mitigate urban blight by sharing info about abandoned homes and problem property owners.
26 Apr 2022
The Franklin County Economic Development Corp. and county legislators are discussing establishing a county land bank to address blighted properties and vacant houses.
26 Apr 2022
‘Zombie Properties’ – Abandoned Homes – can be Reported with a New Tool in Monroe County and Rochester
A new website has been launched in Monroe County and Rochester, New York for reporting vacant and abandoned properties.
18 Apr 2022
New York Senate Bill 7792 was signed into law by the Governor on March 18, 2022. The bill adds additional criteria to the current law under RPAPL 1307 for determining whether properties can be deemed vacant or abandoned.
18 Mar 2022
On February 24, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law Assembly Bill 8771 (2022 N.Y. Laws 48), amending single point of contact requirements for certain delinquent borrowers.
10 Mar 2022
Columbia Law students have set up a new website with information to help small governments and communities gain information on zombie homes.
19 Jan 2022
A proposed New York Senate Bill that requires maintenance of vacant and abandoned properties is expected to become law this week.
9 Dec 2021
FEMA issued a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in New York affected by Tropical Storm Fred that took place August 18-19, 2021.
8 Oct 2021
An update of state and federal actions for COVID-19 related moratoriums, including California, DC, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Virginia.
7 Sep 2021
The state of New York issued a temporary ban on evictions and foreclosures that will continue through January 15, 2022.
2 Sep 2021