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Publication Date: 3/1/2013
By Joe Schilling (Center for Community Progress) and Raksha Vasudevan on behalf of Groundwork USA
This report highlights ten case studies from the Groundwork Trust network that seek to reclaim brownfields, urban rivers and vacant spaces through community engagement, and achieve...
Publication Date: 2/25/2013
By Community Progress
In 2009 the City of Rochester, New York began selling delinquent tax liens to a third party purchaser pursuant to a bulk lien sales agreement. In response to an RFP from the City, Community Progress and a team of subconsultants examined the City's...
Publication Date: 2/22/2013
Get Inspired. Get Educated. Get Moving.Visit the Grounds for Change website!
Community Progress is launching a new interactive resource for communities, individuals, and policy makers interested in improving their neighborhoods through strategic green reuse of vacant...
Publication Date: 2/13/2013
In this February 2013 report, the American Assembly, CenterState CEO, Syracuse University, and University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning call upon elected, business, and civic leaders to take a regional approach to the challenges faced by Upstate New York’s...
Publication Date: 2/5/2013
By Dan Immergluck
As a result of the housing crisis, Atlanta has experienced a significant increase in the number of investor-owned single-family properties. This study seeks to describe the flow of single-family properties coming out REO status and the behavior of...
Creating Equitable, Healthy and Sustainable Communities: Strategies for Advancing Smart Growth, Environmental Justice, and Equitable Development
Publication Date: 2/1/2013
By the EPA's Office of Environmental Justice and Office of Sustainable Communities
This report offers low-income, minority, and distressed communities a menu of land use and community design strategies to help revitalize their neighborhoods. The strategies fall under a number...
Publication Date: 1/9/2013
By The Detroit Works Project
The Detroit Strategic Framework outlines a long range vision for Detroit's future development. It is the result of a two year planning and community engagement process that closely examined the city's current challenges, assets and...
Publication Date: 12/18/2012
By Urban Land Institute, Chicago
Cook County, Illinois has faced a widespread problem of vacancy and abandonment, especially following the recent foreclosure crisis. This report, produced by a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) to support land banking efforts in the County, introduces the...
Cut to Invest - Create New Bond and Tax Credit Programs to Restore Market Vitality to America's Distressed Cities and Neighborhoods
Publication Date: 12/6/2012
By Alan Mallach, Brookings Institution
Community Progress Fellow and non-resident Brookings Institution Fellow, Alan Mallach, calls on Congress to create a new, multi-faceted Strategic Neighborhood Investment Program (SNIP) to help stabilize neighborhoods impacted by the foreclosure...
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TopicAbandonment (1) Blight (3) Brownfields (8) Code Enforcement & Nuisance Abatement (45) Community Engagement (1) Demolitions (19) Economic/Fiscal Impacts (22) Financing Tools (21) Greening (7) Health & Safety (5) Information Systems (19) Land Banking (38) Local Ordinances (19) Mortgage Foreclosure (45) Neighborhood Stabilization (65) Planning (25) Reuse (37) State Laws (13) Tax Foreclosure (29)
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