Land Banks Offer Hope for Zombie Homes


Nassau County will move to tackle the issue of abandoned properties known as zombie homes with a new land bank to acquire, rehabilitate and sell them.
The county legislature Monday unanimously approved County Executive Edward Mangano’s bill creating the nonprofit corporation, which under state law can buy and spend money on the upkeep of such sites to return them to use.

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