Around the State

Jonesboro

In 2015 the Craighead County Circuit court ruled that the Arkansas failure to vacate statute was unconstitutional. Also in December 2015 the Jonesboro City Council enacted a property maintenance code, subsequent to a housing study. In 2016 after a referendum voters voted to repeal the code, 4851 to 2521. A campaign was mounted against the code before the vote.

Text of the Jonesboro Property Maintenance Code.

Little Rock

In 2015 the Pulaski County Circuit Court ruled that the Arkansas failure to vacate statute was unconstitutional.