Zombie Property Act Introduced in New York

Updated 6/20/18: NY AB 1563 (Zombie Property Remediation Act of 2017) has advanced in the New York Assembly and has been referred to the Assembly Codes Committee.

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Legislation Update
January 12, 2017

A01563 Summary:

BILL NO A01563 
 
SAME AS No Same As
 
SPONSOR Magnarelli
 
COSPNSR McDonald, Fahy, Buchwald, Miller MG, Jaffee, Brindisi, Gunther, Otis, Steck, Ortiz, Skoufis, Joyner, Blake, Jean-Pierre, Galef, Walker, Hyndman
 
MLTSPNSR Cook, Englebright, Magee, Skartados, Thiele
 
Add §1392, RPAP L
 
Permits a municipality to compel a mortgagee to either complete a mortgage foreclosure proceeding or to issue a certificate of discharge of the mortgage for any property which has been certified abandoned pursuant to section 1971 of the real property actions and proceedings law.

Source: New York State Assembly (AB 1563 full text)

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