Program Allows First-Time Home Buyers To Purchase Houses On Always-Expensive Long IslandSome very happy Long Island residents will be moving into new houses this week, thanks to a program that turns zombie homes into affordable housing.
Tired Of Complaints, Toms River, N.J. Decides To Get Tough On 'Zombie Home' OwnersIt's zombie home after zombie home in the Silverton section of Toms River. But now the township says it's going to do something about it.
Long Island Town Bans Use Of Plywood To Cover Windows On Zombie HomesBoarded-up eyesores known as zombie homes are getting a new look.
Town Of Brookhaven: Zombie Homes Must Be Repaired Or They'll Be Town DownThe Town of Brookhaven on Long Island is taking action against rundown, vacant houses.
Babylon Passes Law Taking Aim At Town’s 400 Zombie HomesA new law was passed to stop the homes. It's called the mortgage in default registry, and it requires banks to give the town notice when a homeowner has not made their mortgage payments.
Flushing Residents Say Zombie Home And Cars Are Dragging Down Property ValuesA zombie home in Queens has neighbors calling on the city to take action. The city said it has its hands tied, in part because the long time homeowner passed away.
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.