Lindenhurst Homeowners Want Something Done About Vacant Moldy HouseSchool starts next week in Lindenhurst and parents don't want their children walking to Harding Elementary School past the so-called "Mold House" on Granada Parkway.
Foreclosed Homes Left In Gross States Of Disrepair On Long IslandForeclosed homes right in the suburbia of Long Island have been left with giant holes in the ceiling and graffiti-filled walls – and they are costing taxpayers thousands of dollars.
Councilmembers Seek Use Of Eminent Domain To Help Likely Foreclosure VictimsNew York City Council members and housing advocacy groups called on Mayor Bill de Blasio Wednesday to help homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure.
Irvington Officials Look Into Eminent Domain For Foreclosed HomesIrvington, N.J., is moving forward with plans to become the second municipality in the nation to use eminent domain to buy mortgages that are in foreclosure.
AG Schneiderman Sues Wells Fargo For Failing To Comply With Mortgage SettlementSimilar action was being sought against Bank of America but has been suspended after the bank and the AG reached an agreement.
New York State Officials Urge Passage Of Foreclosure Protection MeasuresOne measure would require banks to negotiate a settlement with homeowners in foreclosure limbo. The other would impose criminal penalties for those committing fraudulent foreclosure practices.
Rocky Point Residents Worried About House Falling On ThemJust like in "The Wizard of Oz", Rocky Point residents say they fear being crushed by a falling house, a condemned vacant house teetering on the edge of a cliff worn away by erosion.
Program Set Up To Keep Sandy Victims Out Of ForeclosureA new program has been helping Superstorm Sandy victims keep their homes out of foreclosure.
Alert Sounded About Mortgage Rescue Scams On Long IslandMortgage rescue scams are on the rise on Long Island, where housing officials are issuing an alert.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Bailout Double StandardRomney negotiated a $10 million federal bailout for his company, but has called for foreclosures to be allowed to "hit bottom" and letting Detroit go bankrupt.
Massapequa Park Aims To Prevent Foreclosures From Becoming EyesoresMayor James Altadonna has proposed a new law that would charge a bank $500 every time a village employee has to clean up an unkempt property.
Tax Dispute In Nassau County Getting PoliticalHomes and businesses in Nassau County are suing for property tax refunds of $102-million that they have yet to receive.
WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 7 - Occupy Wall StreetAt WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 with one that "occupied" so much our time and one neighborhood park in Lower Manhattan.
Judge Lifts Holds On New Jersey ForeclosuresA New Jersey judge has ruled that four major banks can resume uncontested foreclosure actions in the state under court monitoring.
WCBS 880 Special Series On Housing: It's A Mixed Picture In QueensIn southeastern Queens neighborhood of Cambria Heights, realtor Richard Gibbs says he wishes there was some way to wall off the short sales and foreclosures weighing on prices.