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HOUSING DEPARTMENT OFFERS ONLINE REPORTING OF VACANT PROPERTIES
Mary Anderson Montgomery County Government February 11, 2009
Montgomery County residents can now report vacant properties through an on-line reporting system. Vacant properties can pose a number of potential problems for neighborhoods. In an attempt to maintain the health, safety and quality of Montgomery County neighborhoods, the County's Department of Housing and Community Affairs is seeking help in identifying properties that present a blighting influence on neighborhoods, particularly those vacant and abandoned properties in the foreclosure process.
Residents who suspect that a neighborhood property is vacant and not being maintained properly by the owner or a represenative of the owner (e.g. Realtor) can complete and submit a "Report a Vacant Property" form by going to: www.montgomerycountymd.gov and clicking on the "I Want to" link. From there, click on "File a Complaint" and then click on "Vacant Property."
DHCA will inspect the property to determine if the property is properly secured and if there are any housing code violations. Violations include, but are not limited to, a vacant property or one where the grass is more than 12 inches high and/or the accumulation of trash and debris. Properties in violation of the County housing code are sent a notice to correct the violation. If violations for tall grass are not corrected within 10 days, the inspector will start legal action and a contractor will be hired to complete the work, with the owner billed for the service. Time required for correcting other violations ranges from 24 hours for those affecting life safety issues to 30 days for other non-safety issues.
We represent home buyers and sellers as their exclusive agents in the Maryland suburbs of Washington DC.
Roy Kelley Roy Kelley & Associates Associate Broker, RE/MAX Realty Group
Client Assistance: 301-670-8996
Recipient of the RE/MAX International Lifetime Achievement Award - 2008
Roy Kelley advises home buyers, sellers and REO asset managers, in the Maryland suburbs of Washington DC and nearby counties. REO and foreclosures sales. Market area includes Montgomery County, Frederick County, Washington County and Prince George's County.
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