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It identifies a group of “red flag” properties which are troubled vacant properties where a foreclosure has been filed, but no outcome has been reached.  The report also identifies a group of lender-owned, foreclosed properties that are most likely vacant and not in compliance with the City of Chicago’s vacant building regulations. The report ends with policy recommendations to address problems associated with troubled, vacant foreclosures. Included are appendices of troubled, foreclosed vacant properties by Chicago community area and ward.

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