Albany County Land Bank selling rehabbed properties for affordable housing

ALBANY – Over the years, 2 Judson St. has caught the eye of people looking to resuscitate the castle-like structure, but they’ve often underestimated how much it would cost.

People submitted applications to the Albany County Land Bank to purchase the crumbling structure – which suffered from at least a decade of neglect, a fire, water damage from burst pipes, and a roof collapse straight to the basement – but no one had the money to do the work necessary to put the roughly 130-year-old building back into productive use.

It was on the demolition watch-list and officials feared it wouldn’t last another winter.

Times Union – Capital Dist.

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