Vacant lots

People line up for a chance to buy a vacant lot in Newark for $1,000 on Feb. 14, 2015. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Newark Sells Vacant Lots For $1,000 As Part Of ‘Valentine’s Land Sale Day’

City leaders in Newark are holding a special Valentine’s Day land sale on Saturday.

02/14/2015

Bill de Blasio may seek higher taxes for owners of vacant lots. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Eyes Steeper Taxes On Vacant Lots

New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has a message for owners of empty lots zoned for resident construction: Build up or pay up.

11/27/2013