Digging through recent city council meetings, we noticed that the city and county are considering removing $5.9 million of delinquent liens on 75 properties in Oakland.

Read on to see where these properties are.

The Oakland City Council is considering removing liens from 75 properties.A lien is a notice attached to your property telling the world that a creditor claims you owe it some money (see definition). With the liens removed, these properties will be put on the auction block as tax sales. Learn more about tax sales.

Based upon staff documents and discussion, the intent of the ordinance is to sell blighted properties and put them into active use. By selling these properties, the city looks to save money spent on maintaining blighted properties and to collect some money from the sales. Here is the link to the staff reports.

Check out the map to find where these properties are located?