“Code enforcement will never be successful if communities ignore the realities of their local real estate markets and the circumstances facing residents and business owners. Addressing these realties requires substantial investment of resources to supportREAD MORE
The Los Angeles City Council recently adopted a vacancy tax measure for consideration on the November 2020 ballot, potentially creating an additional tax on unoccupied residential units For additional information, please click on the followingREAD MORE
On June 4, Michigan Representative Dan Kildee introduced the National Land Bank Network Act. Kildee, a Democrat, partnered on the new bill with Georgia Representative Drew Ferguson, a Republican/ “Land banks are quasi-public agencies thatREAD MORE
On May 21st the Center for Community Progress convened a webinar titled “Strategic Code Enforcement: A Critical Tool for Supporting COVID-19 Neighborhood Response” “Despite the devastating impacts of COVID-19 on local government budgets across theREAD MORE
A recent article from Tapinto.net discusses one New Jersey municipality’s new efforts to ensure compliance with their vacant property registry. For more information, please click here.
A recent article in the Dothan Eagle, discusses a new and innovative program in Jackson County FL, to help homeowners who are in violation of the county’s solid waste and nuisance policies but are notREAD MORE