Challenge Averted in Kansas

SB510, introduced in February 2022 would “prohibit municipalities from imposing any fees or registration requirements on unoccupied residential or commercial property.” The legislation died in committee in May 2022. Please see below for a linkREAD MORE

Testing Public Nuisance Law

The Indiana Court of Appeals previously ruled that a law passed by the General Assembly prevented the city from using emergency calls as proof of a public nuisance. In order to use the calls asREAD MORE

Pressing the Pause Button on Fines for 311 Calls

Recent article from Baltimore discusses the status of Ordinance 22-0204 “which would fine property owners for extensive and repeated 311 service calls and or emergency calls.” For more information, please click on the following links;READ MORE

Reimagine Delinquent Property Tax Enforcement

In its newest publication, the Center for Community Progress “lays a general foundation for understanding the property tax system, but specifically focuses on ways to reform the delinquent property tax enforcement process for vacant properties—thoseREAD MORE

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