Archives For: zombie homes
New State Initiative Offers Info, Resources on Zombie Homes
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
Monroe County said it wouldn’t repay towns for demolishing zombie homes. The towns sued
The Democrat & Chronicle published an article discussing a lawsuit between Monroe County, N.Y. and its corresponding towns, Brighton and Irondequoit.
9 Nov 2017
Alan Grayson Introduces the Zombie Property Act
Florida Politics released an article discussing the introduction of H.R. 5108 (“Zombie Property Relief Act of 2016”) by Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL9). The proposed legislation has been referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
28 Apr 2016
Kearns: Donate Zombie Homes to Local Charities
WKBW ABC 7 (Buffalo) published an article discussing an editorial submitted by New York Assemblyman Michael Kearns and representatives from the Western New York Law Center and Habitat for Humanity.
27 Jan 2016
Higgins Proposes Legislation to Expedite Sale of Foreclosed Homes by Banks
A recent article published by The Buffalo News discussed the Vacant Homes Act of 2015 (H.R. 3203), which was introduced by Representative Brian Higgins (D-NY-26) on July 23.
29 Jul 2015
‘Zombie Home’ Amendment Scares Indy Officials
A recently published article by WTTV CBS 4Indy discussed Indiana SB 415, which was signed by Governor Mike Pence on May 6.
14 May 2015
New York Times: A New Effort in Albany to Put Lenders in Charge of Abandoned Properties
On February 9, The New York Times published an article titled A New Effort in Albany to Put Lenders in Charge of Abandoned Properties.
10 Feb 2014