Zombie houses

Thomas O'Neil-White

Having your house foreclosed on can be a nightmarish ordeal, yet one woman is sharing her plight with the public.

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There are at least 800 "zombie" houses in Erie County. Those are homes wandering in the foreclosure process, often unoccupied, often not maintained and often with property taxes not being paid.

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For many taxpayers across New York State, the worst nuisances on their blocks are the decaying buildings which no one appears to own. TheĀ  buildings are often referred to as "Zombie houses."