Section 4 – Using Policy & Legal Tools to Clean Up or Acquire Blighted Properties

What’s a tax sale, anyway? And have you ever run into an “adjudicated” property? What’s the process for code enforcement? Can I work out an arrangement to use an existing owner’s land? This section goes through the Louisiana policy and legal tools that allow neighbors to clean up, productively use, or purchase blighted properties. Click the picture below to look through the slides and get the information.

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  1. Download all the slides from this section by CLICKING HERE.
  2. Download a longer policy paper on the five Louisiana policies covered in this section by CLICKING HERE. This paper gives outlines of each policy and also deals specifically with how these policies benefit soft-market areas that tend to have the most blight.