Monessen PA Chooses Carrot over the Stick

Monessen PA is, essentially, giving vacant homes to anyone who is willing to repair them. And two officials overseeing the plan said “it is working.” For more information please click on the following links. LocalREAD MORE

CCP Report on Land Banks and Community Land Trusts

A new report from the Center for Community Progress titled, ““Land Banks and Community Land Trusts (CLT): Partnering to Provide Equitable Housing Opportunities Now and for Future Generations” discusses land banks and CLTs, promising modelsREAD MORE

CA SB 296 Code Enforcement Safety Law

California Governor Newsom signed SB 296 “Code enforcement officers: safety standards” into law. “The Legislature finds and declares that code enforcement officers are disproportionately at risk for threat, assault, injury, and even homicide due toREAD MORE

Ohio Neighborhood Protection Act

Newly proposed legislation would require vacant property owners to file contact information with the county auditor’s office. For more information, please click here.

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