Gov. Cuomo Rolls Out New Hotline To Report 'Zombie Homes'Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the number -- 800-342-3736 -- as part of a larger effort by the state aimed at addressing zombie homes.
Town Of Hempstead Takes Action Against Banks, Zombie PropertiesThat's why America's largest township is proposing to make banks pay $35,000 in security funds to upkeep each vacant commercial property.
Troublesome Abandoned Home Being Demolished On Staten IslandA family on Staten Island may finally be able to use their backyard after a long delay.
City Plans To Demolish Abandoned Home Preventing Staten Island Family From Using Their Own BackyardA Staten Island family who was banned from going into their own backyard will soon be able to step on their property again.
Staten Island Family Banned From Using Own Backyard Due To Neighboring 'Zombie Home'A Staten Island homeowner said she is banned from using her backyard because of a neighboring home that's been abandoned.
Long Island Residents Protest Against Spread Of 'Zombie Homes'Residents claim the homes are a huge eyesore that lower property values in neighborhoods and attract crime.
New York State Senators Are Sick And Tired Of 'Zombie Homes' Taking Over Their CountiesZombies are hard to kill. A proposed bill to hold banks responsible for abandoned so-called "zombie home" got another push in Albany.
Suffolk County Authorities Begin Crackdown On Zombie Home LandlordsSuffolk police have started arresting anyone falsely claiming to live inside of a so-called zombie home.
Relief For Residents As Mount Vernon 'Zombie' Home DemolishedMount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas is targeting zombie homes across the city to help revitalize struggling neighborhoods.
Proposed Bill Takes Aim At Cleanup Costs For 'Zombie Homes' In New YorkIt's estimated $20 million in home equity value vanished in Westchester alone because they're too close to abandoned properties.
Bipartisan Proposal Would Re-Purpose Vacant ‘Zombie Homes’ For Homeless VeteransA new bi-partisan proposal suggests that both nationwide dilemmas could be solved with a new initiative.
Town Of Hempstead Considers Legislation To Clean Up 'Zombie' PropertiesA proposed law would cut out red tape so the town can cut weeds quickly and often, then attach the cost to the property tax bill.