New York News
5:26 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Schneiderman Announces Land Bank Funding

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

New York Attorney General Eric Schiederman today announced a new round of funding to improve communities across New York by restoring or demolishing vacant properties.

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New England News
6:18 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Mass. AG Announces Program to Help Municipalities Act on Distressed Properties

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.

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.

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New England News
4:26 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Lower Property Tax Bills Expected In Springfield Mass.

A foreclosed house in Springfield MA
Credit WAMC

Property tax bills for a majority of  homeowners and business owners in Springfield Massachusetts are expected to be lower in 2013.  But the reason won’t make most homeowners happy. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief  Paul Tuthill reports.

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