Sunday, December 21, 2014

Tuesday's DN -- In Philly, stealing a house is still easy

Years after lawmakers tried to address the problem; it’s still too easy to steal a house in Philadelphia. In two cases, homeowners returned from their graves to sign a deed transferring their homes. Here are some measures that will take aim at deed theft. Are you victim? If so go here for more information on who to contact.

Tuesday's DN -- In Philly, stealing a house is still easy

Years after lawmakers tried to address the problem; it’s still too easy to steal a house in Philadelphia. In two cases, homeowners returned from their graves to sign a deed transferring their homes. Here are some measures that will take aim at deed theft. Are you victim? If so go here for more information on who to contact.

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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to brennac@phillynews.com
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Jenny DeHuff is a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she cut her teeth in journalism. A South Philly transplant from New England, she joined the Daily News City Hall Bureau in 2013. For the past several years, she has worked as an investigative reporter exposing corruption in suburban politics, covering sometimes ghastly criminal court cases and following the people’s money and how its spent. In addition to being a dogged news hound, she enjoys reading and writing about travel, animals, Irish whiskey and aviation. E-mail tips to dehuffj@phillynews.com
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