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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties – August 10, 2018

Written by on August 10, 2018

This is our twice-monthly round-up of news stories covering challenges related to vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties — and how communities are transforming these properties into assets. (The headlines are for informational purposes only; inclusion does not indicate endorsement.) If you’d like to get this round-up in your inbox, join our email list! National Sending…

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Building equitable communities: It takes systems reform, collaboration, and community wealth-building

Written by on August 7, 2018

The day-to-day work of community revitalization is intense and consuming. For all the talk of “breaking down silos,” it is a challenge to carve out the time and space for interdisciplinary learning. JPMorgan Chase and the Center for Community Progress (Community Progress) worked together recently to help make that cross-sector learning possible. In May 2018,…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties – July 27, 2018

Written by on July 27, 2018

This is our twice-monthly round-up of news stories covering challenges related to vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties — and how communities are transforming these properties into assets. (The headlines are for informational purposes only; inclusion does not indicate endorsement.) If you’d like to get this round-up in your inbox, join our email list! National Turning…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties – July 13, 2018

Written by on July 13, 2018

This is our twice-monthly round-up of news stories covering challenges related to vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties — and how communities are transforming these properties into assets. (The headlines are for informational purposes only; inclusion does not indicate endorsement.) If you’d like to get this round-up in your inbox, join our email list! District of…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties – June 29, 2018

Written by on June 29, 2018

This is our twice-monthly round-up of news stories covering challenges related to vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties — and how communities are transforming these properties into assets. (The headlines are for informational purposes only; inclusion does not indicate endorsement.) If you’d like to get this round-up in your inbox, join our email list! National How…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties – June 15, 2018

Written by on June 15, 2018

This is our twice-monthly round-up of news stories covering challenges related to vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties — and how communities are transforming these properties into assets. (The headlines are for informational purposes only; inclusion does not indicate endorsement.) If you’d like to get this round-up in your inbox, join our email list! National The…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – April 19, 2018

Written by on April 19, 2018

This is our twice-monthly round-up of news stories covering challenges related to vacant, abandoned, and problem properties — and how communities are transforming these properties into assets. (The headlines are for informational purposes only; inclusion does not indicate endorsement.) If you’d like to get this round-up in your inbox, join our email list! National Under…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – March 29, 2018

Written by on March 29, 2018

This is our twice-monthly round-up of news stories covering challenges related to vacant, abandoned, and problem properties — and how communities are transforming these properties into assets. (The headlines are for informational purposes only; inclusion does not indicate endorsement.) If you’d like to get this round-up in your inbox, join our email list! National As…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – March 15, 2018

Written by on March 15, 2018

This is our twice-monthly round-up of news stories covering challenges related to vacant, abandoned, and problem properties — and how communities are transforming these properties into assets. (The headlines are for informational purposes only; inclusion does not indicate endorsement.) If you’d like to get this round-up in your inbox, join our email list! National ‘White…

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A green culture shift: Changing perspectives on open space in Detroit

Written by on March 8, 2018

Whether it’s the roughly 120,000 vacant lots like Detroit, or the roughly 14,000 vacant lots in the City of Baltimore, vacant lot statistics are enough to keep one up at night. The 2012 Detroit Future City Strategic Framework was the first planning effort in Detroit to daylight the sheer magnitude of the city’s vacant land…

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