DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Abandoned housing. Permits a tax sale certificate purchaser to enter onto abandoned property for which the purchaser owns a tax sale certificate to abate a nuisance or comply with unsafe building laws or certain ordinances. Requires a person who purchases property at a foreclosure sale to record the deed within 60 days. With respect to mortgaged real property that the mortgagor surrenders in writing to the court or to a mortgagee, provides that 30 days after the date on which the mortgagor surrenders real property the mortgagee is responsible for ensuring that the property does not violate local ordinances or nuisance, unsafe building, and vacant and abandoned structures statutes. Specifies that the mortgagee is personally liable for ensuring that the property complies with local ordinances or nuisance, unsafe building, and vacant and abandoned structures statutes, and provides that the mortgagee may be liable for additional civil penalties as determined by the appropriate local legislative body. Requires a mortgagee to whom property has been surrendered to record the mortgagee's interest in the property not later than 60 days after receipt. Provides that a mortgagee has the authority to enter onto real property in order to carry out its responsibilities.