Land Bank Legislation Free Webinar!
Pennsylvania is on the brink of enacting landmark legislation to do just that by authorizing the establishment of local land banks, the cutting edge approach to dealing with blight. PA’s land bank bill, HB712, would provide for the conversion of vacant or tax-delinquent properties into productive use. HB 712 (Taylor, R, Philadelphia), passed the PA House of Representatives on June 29, 2010 by an overwhelming majority (190-8). It will be considered – and hopefully passed – by the PA Senate this fall.
Here’s a summary of the bill:
For the full text of the bill click here.
To find out more, The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is sponsoring a free virtual, interactive, “Brown-Bag Webinar” tomorrow to learn about HB712, Land Banks and what this legislation could mean for Pottstown when it becomes law.
The webinar is free of charge, but advance registration is requested. Please complete the registration information noted below.
Participants must use the conference line to access audio and sign in with Ready Talk to access the visual. We recommend calling and signing in 5 minutes prior to the start the webinar. Conference Line 1-866-740-1260 passcode 2811137
The webinar is being held on Wednesday, August 4th, 12 noon – 1:00 p.m.
To register, click here.
GO FOR IT!