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At Risk Property

Please be advised that starting March 1st, 2021 the Allentown Redevelopment Authority will now handle the management of the registration of the At Risk Property Ordinance. Ordinance #15026 was passed on September 19, 2012. The Ordinance requires registration for Properties that meet the definition of “Abandoned” ie. Default of mortgage, has a lis pendens filed by lender; subject to any foreclosure action; subject to application of tax deed or pending tax lien sale; or a deed in lieu. This will be for all occupied and vacant properties within the City limits. This registration covers residential, commercial, and vacant parcels.

The registration fee is $200 per parcel ID, annually. The Authority can accept online payments, or a check can be mailed to:

  • Abandoned Property Registration
    435 Hamilton Street
    Room 325
    Allentown, PA 18101

If a property is in need of Deregistration, please contact our office to begin that process.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out via email or phone.

Contact Information
Megan Hart
Redevelopment Authority