Vacant Foreclosed Residential Property Registration

Who Must Register?
A mortgagee who files a foreclosure on a residential property on or after July 6, 2012, in one of five City of Cincinnati pilot neighborhoods after the foreclosure is filed and when the property is vacant. A property that is in foreclosure but is not vacant need not be registered. The property must be registered within 10 days of becoming vacant and foreclosed.
How do I register?
If a property is foreclosed, vacant and located in a pilot neighborhood, the mortgagee must complete the registration form (available for downloading via the following link) and pay the registration fee of $500.00 per building.
Please be Advised: As of October 1, 2016 the City of Cincinnati City Council has issued a 3% technology surcharge increase to all fees within the Buildings and Inspection Department,. This relates to Vacant Foreclosed Property Registrations in that the yearly fee will increase $15.
The total yearly fee for registrations will be $515.
Are there other requirements?
Yes, use the following link to review all requirements in the ordinance including but not limited to; maintenance of the property; point of sale inspection requirements; and an exception to point of sale requirements and reduced registration fee of $50.00 when a fire and burglar alarm is installed and maintained on the property.

Call the Vacant Foreclosed Property Registration Coordinator at 352-5291, with questions about the program.

Use the search tools provided to determine if the foreclosed vacant property is located in one of the pilot neighborhoods.
Properties by Statistical Neighborhood Approximation
Click on a property below to zoom to its location (the grid displays the properties that are shown on the map).
Click on a Neighborhood to zoom to the properties within that neighborhood.