Pennsylvania House Bill 372

On February 3rd HB 372 was introduced and referred to the Committee of Urban Affairs. HB 372 is titled “An Act providing for foreclosed property maintenance; imposing powers and duties on the Department of CommunityREAD MORE

Tuscaloosa Silo Busting Anti-Blight Initiative

City of Tuscaloosa & The University of Alabama-Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Admin have developed a new patent-pending camera-based system to streamline the battle against deteriorating properties. This system involves cameras mounted on cityREAD MORE

Neighborhood Homes Investment Act

The Neighborhood Homes Investment Act has been re-introduced in the Senate as S. 98. Bipartisan legislation titled The Neighborhood Homes Investment Act calls for the creation of a new federal tax credit that will produceREAD MORE

Creative Strategies for Increasing Commercial Vacancies

Two communities recently announced specific strategies to address an increase in commercial vacancies. Brookhaven NY “Floating Zones” The redevelopment districts are what planning officials call a “floating zone” that can be superimposed on a specificREAD MORE