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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6166

 

January Session, 2009

 

LCO No. 1347

   

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ZALASKI, 81st Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO FORECLOSURE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That title 49 of the general statutes be amended to require in any action by a lender for foreclosure of a mortgage on residential real property or an apartment building that the lender attach to the front of the writ, summons and complaint and any lis pendens or notice of foreclosure that has been filed or recorded a form prescribed by the Chief Court Administrator that indicates the name, telephone number and mailing address of the lender and any property management office of the lender in order to provide local code enforcement officials and residents and neighbors of the property or building the ability to promptly contact property custodians of the lender with respect to the deteriorating condition of the real property or building.

Statement of Purpose:

To help prevent blight in properties subject to foreclosure by requiring lenders to attach contact and other information to foreclosure documents.