foreclosures http://wamc.org en Mass. AG Announces Program to Help Municipalities Act on Distressed Properties http://wamc.org/post/mass-ag-announces-program-help-municipalities-act-distressed-properties <p></p><p>The office of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has announced the open application period for a grant program that seeks to revitalize vacant properties across the the state.</p><p></p><p>The Distressed Properties Identifications and Revitalization grant program, or DPIR, was created to help cities and towns in Massachusetts identify distressed and vacant properties in order to then advocate for their rehabilitation.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 22:18:46 +0000 Lucas Willard 64585 at http://wamc.org Mass. AG Announces Program to Help Municipalities Act on Distressed Properties Lower Property Tax Bills Expected In Springfield Mass. http://wamc.org/post/lower-property-tax-bills-expected-springfield-mass-0 <p>Property tax bills for a majority of &nbsp;homeowners and business owners in Springfield Massachusetts are expected to be lower in 2013.&nbsp; But the reason won’t make most homeowners happy. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief&nbsp; Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 21:26:52 +0000 Paul Tuthill 52809 at http://wamc.org Lower Property Tax Bills Expected In Springfield Mass.