Brownfields Development New Tools May Be Available in Your Own Backyard
Probate & Property Magazine: March/April 2010, Volume 24, Number 2
By Jasleen K. Anand and Naeem Mia
Jasleen K. Anand is a solo practitioner in Garden City, New York, and chair of the Affordable Housing Committee. Naeem Mia is of counsel to the Law Office of Jasleen K. Anand in Garden City, New York.
We may drive by vacant, abandoned, and neglected properties and think nothing of them, but they can cause significant harm to our communities. Sites whose owners fail to perform the fundamental duties of property ownership, such as paying taxes, utility bills, mortgages, or other liens against the property, present a threat to public safety and can easily become victims of environmental contamination.