For years, we’ve wondered about two blighted buildings next door to the SOSNA office. This office is a huge resource, providing information, recycling bins, and more to neighborhood residents, but the two buildings next door are peek into the neighborhood’s (surprisingly) recent past, when hundreds of vacant properties littered the neighborhood.
Thru the trees
In Sunday’s Inquirer, Bob Warner discussed City Hall’s intention to increase the number of properties auctioned off at monthly tax delinquent sheriff sales to 600 by January, 2012. The additional ink on this issue likely stems from “The Delinquency Crisis,” published in last week’s Inquirer, in cooperation with Plan Philly. You may remember, we mentioned this special report last week. Because of the city’s newly discovered desire to go after tax delinquent properties, we figured we’d provide you with a tool to direct their efforts. That’s right folks, you too can send properties on your block to sheriff sale, in just five easy steps!
325 S. 18th St.
1. Find your target
If you live anywhere but Center City (and maybe in Center City), there’s probably at least one house on your block that…