2018 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference 

Save the date! RVP 2018 will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from May 15 – 17, 2018. Stay tuned for more details over the coming weeks and months! 

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Neighborhoods by Numbers: An Introduction to Finding and Using Small Area Data 

This helpful guide will show readers how to effectively use data to shape planning and revitalization decisions for their community. Download your copy today! 

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Land Bank Information Headquarters

Our one-stop hub for information on land banks and land banking, including an interactive map and answers to frequently asked questions.

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Discuss critical issues facing your community with others in the field through our Linkedin group!

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Vacant Spaces into Vibrant Places

The mission of Center for Community Progress is to foster strong, equitable communities where vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties are transformed into assets for neighbors and neighborhoods. Founded in 2010, Community Progress is the leading national, nonprofit resource for urban, suburban, and rural communities seeking to address the full cycle of property revitalization. The organization fulfills its mission by nurturing strong leadership and supporting systemic reforms. Community Progress works to ensure that public, private, and community leaders have the knowledge and capacity to create and sustain change. It also works to ensure that all communities have the policies, tools, and resources they need to support the effective, equitable reuse of vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties. 

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Credit: Jibran Ahmed, Resurge Detroit

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Our blog features news and stories covering challenges related to vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties, and how communities are transforming properties into assets. 

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Bring national expertise to your community through our new Place-Based Trainings! 

Through our new Place-Based Trainings program, key stakeholders in a community can come together for a shared, customized learning experience, and be equipped with the practical knowledge and skills needed to strengthen revitalization work.  

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