1. Any petition filed under the provisions of sections 447.620 to 447.640 which pertains to property located within any home rule city shall meet the requirements
of this section.
2. Summons shall be issued and service of process shall be had as in other in rem
or quasi in rem civil actions.
3. The petition shall contain a prayer for a court order approving the organization's
rehabilitation plan and granting temporary possession of the property to the organization. The petition shall also contain a prayer for a sheriff's deed conveying title to
the property to the organization upon the completion of rehabilitation when no owner
has regained possession of the property pursuant to section 447.638.
4. The court shall stay any ruling on the organization's prayer for a sheriff's deed
until rehabilitation has been completed.
5. The owner may file a motion for restoration of possession of the property prior
to the completion of rehabilitation. The court shall determine whether to restore possession to the owner and proper
compensation to the organization in the same manner as in section 447.638.
6. Upon completion of rehabilitation the organization may file a motion for sheriff's
deed in place of a petition for judicial deed under section 447.640.
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