North Bergen will be one of the first towns in Hudson County to enter a shared services agreement to provide foreclosure prevention resources to homeowners who are close to losing their homes. The towns and the county will enter a county-wide registration program administered by the Community Champions Corporation. Secaucus officials said they are ready to sign on as well.
There are currently 106 homes being foreclosed in North Bergen. Last year, there were 49 homes that went through foreclosure, according to the Hudson County Sheriff’s foreclosure sales website.
“This program will benefit North Bergen residents by improving property values and quality of life,” said Mayor Nicholas Sacco. ” It will allow us to better identify foreclosed and abandoned properties and hold their owners and lien holders accountable for necessary maintenance and improvements.”
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