abandoned homes

A "zombie property" in Mount Vernon, N.Y. (credit: Mount Vernon City Councilman Rich Thomas)

NY Regulators Say 11 Lenders To Monitor Vacant Properties

The banks, mortgage companies and credit unions represent nearly 70 percent of the New York market and will adopt practices to limit the damage from so-called “zombie properties.”

05/18/2015

Rep. Michael Grimm in mold-infested home in New Dorp Beach, Staten Island July 1, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Rep. Grimm Wants City To Declare Mold-Infested Homes Public Health Hazards

Neighbors said the city’s program to help take care of mold following superstorm Sandy should expand to homes where the owners have not returned.

07/01/2013