New York providing grants to boost zombie property law compliance
On June 23, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation passed just days earlier that, among other things, is designed to tackle New York state’s "zombie property" problem. The term "zombie property" refers to a residential property abandoned by a homeowner after the initiation of a foreclosure action but prior to the completion of such action.
The local initiatives support corporation (LISC) is making $13 million in grants to municipalities across New York to help them address housing vacancy and blight, with an emphasis on "zombie" property prevention and enforcement. Zombies are homes abandoned by owners under the threat of foreclosure but for which the process has yet to be completed.
LISC joined New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman this week to announce the New york housing stabilization fund, a $13 million grant program for municipalities dealing with high concentrations of zombie and vacant properties. Grants will be funded by bank settlement dollars negotiated by the AG’s office and will focus on both mitigation and prevention in the 100 cities, towns and.
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N.Y. grants to fight ‘zombie’ homes.. attorney general for New York state, announced a new initiative on Thursday to address zombie homes across the state.. The program will provide $13.