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Three Communities Selected for Vacant Properties Technical Assistance Scholarships

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Albany, New York; Huntington, West Virginia; and Memphis, Tennessee, are the 2017 recipients of the Center for Community Progress’ Technical Assistance Scholarship Program (TASP). Through TASP, the Center for Community Progress (Community Progress), a national nonprofit, will help local governments and other stakeholders break new ground in their efforts to address property vacancy, abandonment, and deterioration.

04/12/17
National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference Heads to Milwaukee in 2018

WASHINGTON D.C. – The eighth national Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference (RVP) will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on May 15-17, 2018, announced the Center for Community Progress, the national nonprofit that hosts the event. The conference will be at the Wisconsin Center and is expected to draw approximately 1,000 nonprofit, government, business, and community leaders to the city from 35-40 states.

03/22/17
Five Finalist Communities Advance in Vacant Properties Technical Assistance Scholarship Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Albany, New York; Huntington, West Virginia; Las Vegas, Nevada; Memphis, Tennessee; and the Steel Rivers Council of Governments, Pennsylvania, are finalists in a competition to receive one of up to three technical assistance scholarships from the Center for Community Progress, a national nonprofit that helps communities revitalize vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties. 

01/09/17
JPMorgan Chase Grants $525K to Center for Community Progress Technical Assistance Scholarship Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The JPMorgan Chase Foundation has awarded a $525,000 grant to the national Center for Community Progress to support its Technical Assistance Scholarship Program (TASP). The grant will support innovation in the work to revitalize vacant properties, and marks a twofold increase in support for the program. 

10/11/16
National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference in Baltimore on September 28-30, 2016

BALTIMORE – The seventh national Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference will come to Baltimore, Maryland, on September 28-30, 2016, announced the Center for Community Progress, a national nonprofit and host of the event. The conference will be held at the Hilton Baltimore at 401 W. Pratt St., and is expected to draw approximately 1,000 professionals to the city.

09/15/16
Three Cities Selected for Vacant Properties Technical Assistance Scholarships

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Baltimore, Maryland; High Point, North Carolina; and Rockford, Illinois, are the latest recipients of the Center for Community Progress’ Technical Assistance Scholarship Program (TASP). Through TASP, the Center for Community Progress (Community Progress), a national nonprofit, will help these local governments and other stakeholders break new ground in their efforts to address property vacancy, abandonment and tax delinquency.

03/08/16
Nine Leadership Institute Delegations Reflect Nationwide Need for Vacant Properties Solutions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Delegations from nine cities across three states and the District of Columbia have been selected to attend the 2016 Community Progress Leadership Institute, a program that equips practitioners with the leadership and technical skills to address significant blight and vacancy challenges. The Leadership Institute, a program of the national Center for Community Progress (Community Progress), will be held on the campus of Harvard Law School on March 15-18, 2016.

02/23/16
Revitalization projects receive Public Displays of Affection for Valentine's Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For Valentine’s Day, the #LoveThatLot campaign is encouraging people to engage in “Public Displays of Affection” for outstanding vacant property revitalization projects.

02/11/16
Three Cities Selected for Vacant Properties Technical Assistance Scholarships

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cleveland, Ohio; Lucas County, Ohio; and St. Louis, Missouri, are the latest recipients of the Center for Community Progress’ Technical Assistance Scholarship Program (TASP). Through TASP, the Center for Community Progress (Community Progress), a national nonprofit, will help these local governments and other stakeholders break new ground in their efforts to address property vacancy, abandonment, and tax delinquency.

09/16/15
National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference Comes to Baltimore in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The seventh national Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference will come to Baltimore, Maryland, on September 28-30, 2016, announced the Center for Community Progress, a national nonprofit and host of the event. The conference will be held at the Hilton Baltimore and is expected to draw approximately 1,000 professionals to the city.

09/10/15