7:55 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Proposed bill targets 'zombie properties'

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says "zombie properties" are a threat to local communities.
Credit WBFO File Photo

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is urging the senate and  assembly to pass legislation that would require banks to maintain properties if they're abandoned during foreclosure.  He claims so-called "zombie properties" threaten communities across the state.

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12:56 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Attorney general sues HSBC over foreclosure law

Schneiderman files suit against HSBC with the Erie County Clerk's Office.
Credit Chris Caya/WBFO News

HSBC Bank is being sued by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who says he has found hundreds of local homeowners have been kept from negotiating an alternative to foreclosure.

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5:45 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

You & The Law: City foreclosures

On this week's edition of You and the Law, Lauren Breen from the Western New York Law Center and UB Law School discusses Buffalo's foreclosures process. 

WBFO & AM 970's Mike Desmond discuss how the city handles foreclosures and past-due bills for water or garbage collections.

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