Community Progress Blog

When trash bags and gardening tools can help fight crime

Written by on October 1, 2013

Cross-posted from Next City, this article is part of the 2013 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference liveblog series. Check out all the in-depth content — even if you weren’t able to join us in Philadelphia from September 9-11, 2013, you’ll feel like you did! With some 40,000 vacant lots, Philadelphia is no stranger to issues linked to urban land…