Illinois SB 1271 Blighted Property Legislation Advances
SB 1271 has passed the Senate and has now moved to the House.
The measure would
- “reduce abandoned and neglected homes by helping municipalities intervene earlier through the court system to save these properties.”
- “allow municipalities and counties to partner with land banks to maintain and manage vacant buildings so they can be saved.”
- “help people stay in their homes by reducing the cap on interest rates on unpaid property taxes.”
For a press release from the bill sponsor, please click here.
For a related media article, please click here.
For bill text and current status, please click here