Citizens Research Council of Michigan Blight Resources

In February we posted on a Citizens Research Council of Michigan (not-for-profit public affairs research organization, founded in 1916) report titled, “Coordinating the Authority and Resources to Remediate Blight”. This organization has several additional blightREAD MORE

In-fill Housing – Getting Creative

A recent article discusses one community’s initiatives to “injecting new life into narrow, vacant lots brought about by blighted-structures removal”. Several approaches are referenced, including; the topic must remain a regular item on council meetingREAD MORE

Alaska SB 77 – What is Blight?

In a recent Op-Ed for the Anchorage Daily News, Sam Spiegelman, attorney at Pacific Legal Foundation provides an update on SB 77. In the article he advocates that “the term “blight” must be precisely defined,READ MORE

So which one is it?

A recent article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution discusses the intent of the City to broadcast on the city’s public TV channel the board meetings where property demolitions are discussed. Though the article mentions the motivations behindREAD MORE

“Sale in Error Loophole”

Local leaders in Illinois are petitioning the Statehouse to close a loophole that allows for “Profiting off of Blight”. Recent article discusses some purchasers of tax liens, “after four years they take steps to voidREAD MORE

“Turbocharging” Code Enforcement Foreclosures

Update New article goes into more details on this issue including various approaches by several municipalities. To view the article, please click on following link: Families lose homes after Florida cities turbocharge code enforcement foreclosuresREAD MORE

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