Japan: New Law and Tax Measure to Promote Demolition and Reuse of Abandoned Houses

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(Dec. 5, 2014) Japan has recently taken two measures that apply to the management of vacant housing. Abandoned houses may collapse, be fire traps and sanitation hazards, and disturb the look of the neighborhood. Strangers may sneak in and live there. (Takeshi Fukuda, Akiya mondai no genjo to taisaku [Current Situation of Vacant Houses and Countermeasures], Issue Brief No. 791, National Diet Libra…

Sourced From: http://www.loc.gov/law/foreign-news/article/japan-new-law-and-tax-measure-to-promote-demolition-and-reuse-of-abandoned-houses/

(Dec. 5, 2014) Japan has recently taken two measures that apply to the management of vacant housing. Abandoned houses may collapse, be fire traps and sanitation hazards, and disturb the look of the neighborhood. Strangers may sneak in and live there. (Takeshi Fukuda, Akiya mondai no genjo to taisaku [Current Situation of Vacant Houses and Countermeasures], Issue Brief No. 791, National Diet Libra…

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