Urban blight such as the existence of deteriorating, substandard, vacant of abandoned properties is a problem everywhere to various degrees. Vermont has the highest number of vacant properties in the United States according to a recent the New York Times article, And that is why H714 was introduced to create a blighted property special fund to assist municipalities with making improvements to blighted properties

What are your thoughts on this proposed bill? Should NY State think about drafting something similar? Comment below.

To read the full text of H.714 An act relating to the creation of a blighted property special fund go to: https://trackbill.com/bill/vermont-house-bill-714-an-act-relating-to-the-creation-of-a-blighted-property-special-fund/2231932/