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Florida city takes aim at unsightly foreclosures

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According to the Tampa Bay Times, Dunedin, Fla., is trying to drive down the presence of unsightly foreclosures by using an ordinance adopted by Madeira Beach last October. The new ordinance would provide extra precautions to enforce code violations. The paper explains:

"It wasn't an attempt to drop the heavy iron fist of government on you. We're just trying to clean up our community," Madeira Beach City Manager Shane Crawford said. "It puts responsibility on the landlord to rent to quality tenants and also to keep your property in good repair."

Source: Tampa Bay Times
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