Abandoned Home Registry
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the abandoned home registry?
Approved by City Council in February 2014, The abandoned residential real property registry will track homes that have been abandoned or are early in the foreclosure process and hold responsible parties accountable for maintaining the properties. The program is designed to reduce and prevent neighborhood blight and ensure neighborhoods are healthy, safe and stable.
What is the status of the registry?
The City’s bidding process is currently underway to hire an outside vendor to create and manage the registry. We anticipate that it will be active by July 1st, 2014.
How is a property registered?
Details on how to register properties will be available once the registry is active. Banks will be charged a $200 annual fee.