Vacant and Distressed Properties Initiative
About the Vacant and Distressed Properties Initiative
This initiative aims to develop programming and legislation designed to discourage the abandonment and neglect of residential, commercial and institutional properties.
Do you need to register a vacant or vacant distressed property? Visit our Vacant Property Registration page.
Current Project Status
Ordinance 2016-12 amending Chapter 6 of the City Code to provide for the registration of Vacant and Distressed Properties was adopted on March 23, 2016. Applications for the registration of both Vacant and Vacant Distressed Properties are available online and from the Housing and Community Development Department.
Additional information on the registration requirements and the registration forms can be found in Links & Notes.
Project Lead & Contact Info
Vacant and Distressed Properties Initiative Details
Project Info & Timeline
- Target completion date: 2016 – April
- Takoma Park’s role in project: Lead
- Departments involved: Housing & Community Development
Budget & Funding Source