What to Do with Abandoned Property
Strategies from tax takings to code enforcement actions, condemnation and receiverships
- Product Number: 2220121P01
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The COVID-19 pandemic and consequently impacted economy can result in increased neighborhood blight from neglected and abandoned property. This program updates municipal officers, solicitors, and nonprofit agencies on how to employ various strategies to address this problem, including tax takings, code enforcement actions, and receiverships.
Agenda & Materials
Developing Strategies for Dealing with Neglected and Abandoned Property for MunicipalitiesEarly warning signs; Prevention and steps to collect information for all property in a municipality
Tips for Deciding Which Strategies to Use
Creating a Housing Receivership That Complies with Statutory and Constitutional RequirementsUndertaking investigative steps prior to seeking appointment of receiver; Documenting conditions that support appointment of a receiver; Petitioning to enforce the state sanitary code and for appointment of a receiver
Who Can or Should Be the Receiver and How to Become One
Receivership ProceedingsCommon issues, including establishing the receiver’s budget; Petition to borrow money to make repairs; Owner’s petition to stay receivership; Receiver’s reporting requirements; Potential civil contempt proceedings
Accessing Legal and Financial Resources to Effectively Operate and Manage a Successful Receivership
What a Property Owner Can Do to Contest the Receivership
How to Terminate Receivership and Foreclosure of the Receiver’s Lien
Strategies for Property Disposition and Reuse
Where to Turn for Assistance, Forms and Templates
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