“Village residents will now have more power to determine who can and cannot knock on their doors.
Trustees on Tuesday passed a law creating a “do not knock” registry in Airmont, which reflects a growing trend across Rockland in preventing door-to-door solicitors from rapping on people’s doors.
Airmont follows Clarkstown and Orangetown in passing no-knock laws that proponents say will give residents a tool against aggressive real estate canvassing and solicitors. Some homeowners have used terms like “blockbusting” to describe high-pressure tactics of real estate agents on behalf of the ultra-Orthodox community.”
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