NY Attorney General’s push to end zombie home epidemic

News

Some abandoned homes in New York State could be getting makeovers with a new program called “Zombie 2.0.” 

New York’s new Attorney General Letitia James made the announcement over the weekend.

James is launching a new program aimed at getting rid of vacant and abandoned homes across the state.

Zombie 2.0 is building off of a 2016 initiative from the Attorney General that will give up to $9 million in grants to cities to go toward repurposing so-called zombie homes. 

James said better means of tracking vacant and abandoned homes is the key to ending the zombie home epidemic. 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Remarkable Women
Covid-19 County by County tracker
Download Our App

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss