L.A. City Council Votes to Put Vacancy Tax on Ballot

The Los Angeles City Council recently adopted a vacancy tax measure for consideration on the November 2020 ballot, potentially creating an additional tax on unoccupied residential units For additional information, please click on the followingREAD MORE

H.R. 7103 Proposed National Land Bank Network

On June 4, Michigan Representative Dan Kildee introduced the National Land Bank Network Act. Kildee, a Democrat, partnered on the new bill with Georgia Representative Drew Ferguson, a Republican/ “Land banks are quasi-public agencies thatREAD MORE

“Code Enforcement Through Volunteers”

A recent article in the Dothan Eagle, discusses a new and innovative program in Jackson County FL, to help homeowners who are in violation of the county’s solid waste and nuisance policies but are notREAD MORE

“I think, absolutely!”

Following is a transcript of the last question posed during the Q&A segment (emphasis added) of a recent webinar presented by the Center for Community Progress and Senior Fellow (also , formerly nonresident Senior FellowREAD MORE

Covid – 19 National & State Resource Reference Page

Update April 30th Center for Community Progress Recent article explores ways to prevent or mitigate the destabilizing community impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic through six initial interventions local governments to minimize commercial and residential propertyREAD MORE

“Neighborhood Zombie Watch Program”

Following up on Erie County (NY) ZOMBIES Initiative, County Clerk Mickey Kearns unveiled the next phase called “Neighborhood Zombie Watch Program”. Kearns announced that the new watch program will allow county officials to place signsREAD MORE

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