Property Tax Foreclosure Reform: A Tale of Two Stories
Frank S. Alexander
Georgia Bar Journal, p. 10, December 1995
In the early 1990s, tax-foreclosed homes represented a large portion of the abandoned property in many decaying neighborhoods of Atlanta. Part of the cause of this problem was a deficient non-judicial tax foreclosure system that required burdensome notice and a long redemption period. This article outlines the problems surrounding Georgia’s former tax foreclosure process and tells the story of how state officials and various members of the Georgia real estate community came together to solve the problem.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 5
Keywords: property tax, foreclosure, reform, Georgia real estate, vacant, abandonedAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 14, 2011
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