“Turbocharging” Code Enforcement Foreclosures

Update New article goes into more details on this issue including various approaches by several municipalities. To view the article, please click on following link: Families lose homes after Florida cities turbocharge code enforcement foreclosuresREAD MORE

HB 2083 Kansas Vacant Property Act

Kansas Senate is deliberating on HB 2083 after it passed the House. The bill seeks to create “the Kansas vacant property act to prohibit municipalities from imposing any fees or registration requirements on the basisREAD MORE

“Property Reunification” Pilot Program

Louisville KY is piloting a new program titled, “Property Reunification” at reunifying heirs with privately owned properties currently being maintained by Louisville Metro Government. “By uniting heirs with these lots, the program will encourage neighborhoodREAD MORE

Institutional Investors in Housing

A new report has been released by Nowak Metro Finance Lab in collaboration with Accelerator for America titled, “We Buy Houses”: You Lose Out. This study follow a September 2022 study titled, “Investor Home PurchasesREAD MORE

Nuisance Lien Recovery

Two recent developments in this arena from Georgia and Michigan. Georgia The LaGrange City Council is considering limiting the interest that accrues on liens placed on properties to pay for the demolition of unsafe houses.READ MORE