The Vacant Property Resource Hub

Monroe County (NY) has developed a comprehensive web resource titled “The Vacant Property Resource Hub” Following are the list of resources and information available. Help for Homeowners Homeownership Counseling Foreclosure Prevention Wills Estate Planning ForeclosureREAD MORE

Proactivity to Save Lives

St Louis has commenced utilizing firefighters to catalog and categorize vacant and abandoned properties. Fire crews will be asked to spend at least one hour a day surveying vacant buildings and putting them into threeREAD MORE

Let’s Pull Together Initiative

Let’s Pull Together works with local faith-based organizations and major employers’ volunteer groups to enlist their help with homeowners in need with minor code compliance issues. A similar program in Round Rock TX was theREAD MORE

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

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

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