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Attorney general looks to make lenders care for delinquent buildings

The front door is boarded up and padlocked Wednesday on this house at 1130-1132 Pleasant St. in Schenectady that is in foreclosure.
The front door is boarded up and padlocked Wednesday on this house at 1130-1132 Pleasant St. in Schenectady that is in foreclosure.
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It took just three weeks for 530 Summit Ave. to devolve from home to wreck. In January, the house was in good shape, but it was vacant. Then a homeless couple cut off the locks and moved in with their young child. Three weeks later, the basement was full of water and the electrical system destroyed. The squatters used the house as their home, Building Inspector Eric Shilling said, but they also cut out the ...

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