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

Vacant Property Inspections – The Future?

One city in New York State has partnered with a drone company to conduct inspections of vacant properties. “This cutting edge technology and data collection will allow the city to have a more complete pictureREAD MORE

The Whole-Home Repairs Act

“The Whole-Home Repairs Act (Senate Bill 1135) is a bipartisan bill that creates a one-stop shop for home repairs and weatherization while building out our workforce and creating new family-sustaining jobs in a growing field.READ MORE

Vacant Property Tax Initiatives

August 23rd Update Sacramento is joining the list of communities investigating this initiative. For more information, please click on following link: Could a vacancy tax help housing affordability in Sacramento? Update  August 5th According toREAD MORE

Washington SB 5825 Dept. of Commerce Work Group

Under consideration in the Washington Senate is SB 5825.If enacted would, require the department of commerce to convene a work group to make recommendations on the creation of a statewide rental and vacant property registrationREAD MORE

VA HB 729 “VPRO” Legislation

On January 11, 2022 HB 729 was introduced. If enacted, it would allow “cities and certain towns to require annual registration by the owners of buildings that have been vacant for a continuous period ofREAD MORE

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