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Headlines: All the latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – April 18, 2014

Written by on April 18, 2014

This is our twice-monthly round-up of the top stories about vacant, abandoned, and problem properties. These headlines are shared for informational purposes only; sharing does not indicate endorsement. (Missed the last post? Its archived on our blog.) We offer up highlights here, but follow us on Twitter for all the latest headlines, in real time. And we’re scouring the web so…

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Webcast: Community Progress speaks on vacant properties and land banks at HUD

Written by on April 18, 2014

In conjunction with the release of HUD’s latest issue of “Evidence Matters,” Kim Graziani and Alan Mallach were invited to speak at HUD’s Quarterly Briefing last week. They were joined by U.S. Representative and Community Progress co-founder Dan Kildee (MI), Yolanda Chavez, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs in HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development, and…

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In honor of Tax Day: A crash course in Tax Foreclosure Reform 101

Written by on April 15, 2014

In the midst of flurries of W-2s and fingers crossed for refunds, we’re taking the opportunity on this Tax Day to break down a different tax-related challenge: delinquent property tax foreclosure reform. It’s a mouthful, and it can be complex, but tax foreclosure systems have a big impact on the fight to reclaim blighted, vacant…

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Headlines: All the latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – April 4, 2014

Written by on April 3, 2014

This is our twice-monthly round-up of the top stories about vacant, abandoned, and problem properties. These headlines are shared for informational purposes only; sharing does not indicate endorsement. (Missed the last post? Its archived on our blog.) We offer up highlights here, but follow us on Twitter for all the latest headlines, in real time. And we’re scouring the web so…

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