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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – April 10, 2015

Written by on April 24, 2015

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! Headlines will…

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Tax Day: A look at tax lien sales in Cuyahoga County

Written by on April 15, 2015

It’s that time of year again. The time for digging out your W2’s and crossing your fingers for a big refund. That’s right — we’re talking about Tax Day! Last year, in honor of the day, we put out a crash course on delinquent property tax foreclosure. This year, we’re highlighting a new report from the Vacant and…

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Immigration in the Motor City: Explore at the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference

Written by on April 10, 2015

Post-industrial cities throughout the Rust Belt have experienced significant population loss over the last fifty years, leading to unprecedented numbers of vacant and abandoned properties. Immigrants can breathe new life into neighborhoods that have seen disinvestment and abandonment. At the 2015 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference, participants will have the opportunity to explore immigration and community development in Detroit through a…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – April 10, 2015

Written by on April 10, 2015

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!) Alabama City…

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