foreclosure http://wrvo.org en Syracuse Common Council approves more foreclosures http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-common-council-approves-more-foreclosures <p>Syracuse Common Councilors have agreed to begin foreclosure proceedings on more than two dozen addition tax delinquent properties, that will be turned over to the land bank. This is the third round of foreclosure decisions by lawmakers in the last month. But, there is an end game in sight.<br> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 19:51:19 +0000 Ellen Abbott 43878 at http://wrvo.org Potential buyer wants to turn Mizpah Tower into luxury apartments http://wrvo.org/post/potential-buyer-wants-turn-mizpah-tower-luxury-apartments <p><em><strong>CORRECTION March 4: Current Mizpah Tower owner Syracuse Bangkok, LLC. is $115,646.31 delinquent on taxes, according to the Onondaga County property tax database.</strong></em></p><p>A potential new owner of the long-vacant Mizpah Tower in downtown Syracuse is hoping to satisfy a certain kind of rental market.&nbsp; Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:55:30 +0000 Ellen Abbott & Ryan Delaney 33997 at http://wrvo.org Council wants to kick-start land bank operations http://wrvo.org/post/council-wants-kick-start-land-bank-operations <p>The Syracuse Common Council has proposed loaning the newly formed city-county land bank money so it can begin operating in earnest, but questions remain on the availability of those funds. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 17:12:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 30033 at http://wrvo.org 200 Foreclosure notices sent out Monday in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/200-foreclosure-notices-sent-out-monday-syracuse <p>A newly-established land bank sent out 200 foreclosure notices in Syracuse on Monday. The land bank is one of five approved by the state earlier this year, as part of an effort to reduce the number of neglected properties and to add to property tax rolls. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:40:08 +0000 Durrie Lawrence 29321 at http://wrvo.org Mobile mortgage assistance helps those in need http://wrvo.org/post/mobile-mortgage-assistance-helps-those-need <p>A mobile command center for the state&#39;s Department of Financial Services is rolling across New York state looking to help people who may be having trouble paying their mortgage. It brings foreclosure prevention specialists to urban areas that need them.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 19241 at http://wrvo.org Mobile mortgage assistance helps those in need