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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – February 16, 2018

Written by on February 16, 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 HUD…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – February 2, 2018

Written by on February 2, 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 Tax…

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Time to #LoveThatLot — A Valentine’s Day campaign for revitalization projects!

Written by on January 25, 2018

Back again for the fourth year, it’s time to #LoveThatLot! ♥ In 2017, the #LoveThatLot campaign gained national momentum. You took to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to share your love for revitalized spaces. A number of you hosted in-person celebrations to recognize those creating positive change in your community. In Newburgh, New York, for example,…

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2017 Year in Review: You made change happen!

Written by on December 15, 2017

Thank you for all you did in 2017 to support communities experiencing property vacancy, abandonment, and deterioration. We reached 1,000s of people through our work, and are pleased to share highlights with you from the past year: Helping communities innovate This year, three communities were selected as TASP scholarship recipients for the first time: Albany,…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – December 1, 2017

Written by on December 1, 2017

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! This is…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – November 10, 2017

Written by on November 10, 2017

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 The…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – October 27, 2017

Written by on October 26, 2017

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 The…

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‘Inside Out’ project shines light on Edison neighborhood and residents

Written by on October 24, 2017

  Information provided by Kelly Clarke, Executive Director, Kalamazoo County Land Bank What is Inside Out, and how did it come to Kalamazoo? Inside Out is a global participatory art project organized by JR, a winner of the 2011 Ted Prize at the TED Conference in Long Beach, California. Inspired by JR’s large‐format street “pastings,”…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – October 13, 2017

Written by on October 13, 2017

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 Trump…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – September 28, 2017

Written by on September 28, 2017

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 How…

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