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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – September 24, 2015

Written by on September 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! National Despite…

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Michigan Legislative Update – September 2015

Written by on September 16, 2015

This is our monthly legislative update tailored for Michiganders who work on challenges related to vacancy, abandonment, and community development. We’re tracking bills in the state legislature to help you stay in the loop on relevant policy activity! The 2015-2016 Session of the Michigan Legislature continued September 9, 2015, with the reconvening of the Michigan…

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Three communities selected for the Technical Assistance Scholarship Program

Written by on September 16, 2015

Community Progress launched the competitive Technical Assistance Scholarship Program (TASP) in 2014, to help us find and support today’s pioneers in the work to reclaim and revitalize problem properties. TASP seeks out “changemakers” who are ready to effect positive change on the ground and shape the national field of practice. Today, we’re pleased to announce…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – September 11 , 2015

Written by on September 11, 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! National America’s…

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National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference comes to Baltimore in 2016!

Written by on September 10, 2015

We are pleased to announce that the seventh national Reclaiming Vacant Properties (RVP) Conference will come to Baltimore, Maryland, next year on September 28-30, 2016! The conference will be held at the Hilton Baltimore and is expected to draw approximately 1,000 professionals to the city. Learn more about RVP on our website or view the…

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