Slum & Blight

Duties

  • Perform inspections on fire damaged, vacant and abandoned, and generally unsafe properties.
  • Strive to locate owners and remedies for each individual case.
  • Perform judge-ordered inspections to evaluate buildings for possible demolition.
  • Work directly with agencies such as HUD, EPA, DEC, banks and lending institutions to try and resolve issues with various problem properties.
  • Grade City properties for the City and County In Rem auctions.
  • Perform asbestos surveys on properties prior to their demolition.