Archives For: VPR
PA HB 1791 was introduced in the Pennsylvania State Legislature. The bill would amend the Neighborhood Blight Reclamation and Revitalization Act, further define vacant and vacant blighted properties, and provide for vacant property registration and annual assessments.
16 Aug 2021
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta: Foreclosure Externalities and Vacant Property Registration Ordinances
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta published a white paper that tests the eﬀectiveness of vacant property registration ordinances (VPROs) in reducing negative externalities from foreclosures.
19 Nov 2019
The Las Vegas Sun published an article discussing a recent decision by the Las Vegas City Council that expanded the types of properties that can be added to the city’s registry of vacant properties.
6 Jul 2017
NJ.com published an article outlining a lawsuit that questions the legality of a vacant property registration program in Gloucester County, NJ.
6 Jul 2017
The Chicago Tribune published an article discussing a proposed escalating vacant property registration fee in the city of Chicago.
25 May 2017
On July 8, NewsOK published an article titled Realtors, OKC exchange views on blight.
8 Jul 2014
On March 12, Cincinnati Business Courier published an article titled Cincinnati City Council Requires All Banks to Register Foreclosed Property.
13 Mar 2014
In its October issue, Servicing Management published an article authored by Robert Klein, founder and chairman of Safeguard Properties, titled Vacant Property Ordinances: A Look Through The Rearview Mirror.
15 Oct 2013
On August 28, Fox19.com reported on a story titled Sittenfeld Calls for Expansion of Vacant Property Legislation.
7 Oct 2013
On January 3, National Mortgage News published a blog authored by Safeguard’s founder and chairman, Robert Klein, entitled Vacant and Abandoned Properties on the Foreclosure Fast Track.
3 Jan 2013