Challenges to Nuisance Property Legislation

Update January 11, 2023 A recent article by the Urban Institute examines “Crime-Free Housing Ordinances”, the various legal challenges, the consequences and the overall effectiveness of these programs. To view the article, please click onREAD MORE

New Hampshire “Zombie Foreclosures” Legislation

New Hampshire Following in the Footsteps of New York State’s “Zombie Foreclosures” Legislation? HB 235 was introduced earlier this year in the New Hampshire Legislature. Interestingly, the bill text mirrors closely the “zombie foreclosure” legislationREAD MORE

Precedent-Setting Court Ruling?

A decision by State Supreme Court Associate Justice Denise Sher  strikes down a zoning condition that required a two-family home to be occupied by its owner. The case against the Town of Hempstead originated afterREAD MORE

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