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Borough looks to new law to fix blighted homes

December 11, 2012

Photo by Gian DeLoia – Solicitor Elizabeth Feronti discusses the new Land Bank law with members of the Johnsonburg Borough Council.

JOHNSONBURG – Pennsylvania's new Land Bank law has caught the attention of the Borough of Johnsonburg.
On Oct. 24, Governor Tom Corbett signed House Bill 1682, now known as the Land Bank Act, into law. The new legislation is designed to act as a legal tool for municipalities in Pennsylvania to combat blighted and tax delinquent properties.

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