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.
Democratic Lawmakers Push For 'Zombie Houses' Bill In Nassau CountyDemocratic members of the Nassau County Legislature and community members held a news conference in Mineola ahead of a possible vote Monday night.
Number Of 'Zombie Homes' Growing On Long Island, Survey SaysThe problem is especially bad in Suffolk County, where there has been a 12 percent jump since earlier this year.
NY Regulators Say 11 Lenders To Monitor Vacant PropertiesThe 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."
Schneiderman Pushes For 'Zombie Homes' Bill On Long IslandIt would require lenders to take responsibility for properties soon after they are vacated, not at the end of a foreclosure process.
Nassau Conty Rolls Out New System To Track, Clean Up 'Zombie Houses'"Abandoned properties have become breeding grounds for mold and crime, and are a welcome mat for squatters," Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano said.