What are the Duties of a Health and Safety Receiver in California?

California Health and Safety Code § 17980.7(c) permits a judge to appoint a health and safety receiver in circumstances that warrant it. Specifically, the health and safety receivership remedy allows a receiver to take over real property that has become unsafe or hazardous due to abandonment, code violations, hoarding, illegal conversions, etc.

The Health and Safety Receivership Process

The Health & Safety Receivership remedy is available to communities in California that have a goal of eliminating substandard, abandoned, and nuisance properties. More specifically, this receivership solution is utilized when these properties pose a health and safety risk to individuals in the community, or perhaps even the community at large.
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