Florida Bill Going After Squatters

Following a story that received national exposure, State Representative Kevin Steele has introduced House Bill 621 in order to “close a legal loophole” protecting landlords from squatters and “adverse possession” “Steele’s bill would not onlyREAD MORE

Blight Reduction to Address Gun Violence

We have previously provided studies (see below) demonstrating the connection between abandoned properties/blight and crime, specifically gun violence. Now a year after the most recent report, Philadelphia is implementing a pilot program that appears toREAD MORE

Local Property Rights Play a Crucial Role

In a recent column, nationally recognized columnist, speaker and publisher John Newby (Building Main Street, not Wall Steet) focuses on the value of effective property regulation and enforcement, to mitigate blight and its effect onREAD MORE