Register for the VAD Academy in Houston!  

The VAD (Vacant, Abandoned, and Deteriorated) Properties Training Academy is an intensive two-day training that equips public and nonprofit leaders to take a more strategic, comprehensive approach to property challenges.

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RVP 2019 is headed to Atlanta! 

The ninth national Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference will take place in Atlanta, GA on October 2-4, 2019. Visit the RVP website to learn more!

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Creative Placemaking on Vacant Properties: Lessons Learned from Four Cities  

This newly released report offers practical guidance for communities curious about how to leverage the power of creative placemaking to transform vacant properties. Download today!

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Land Bank Information Headquarters

Our one-stop hub for information on land banks and land banking, including an interactive map and answers to frequently asked questions.

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Vacant Spaces into Vibrant Places

The mission of Center for Community Progress is to foster strong, equitable communities where vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties are transformed into assets for neighbors and neighborhoods. Founded in 2010, Community Progress is the leading national, nonprofit resource for urban, suburban, and rural communities seeking to address the full cycle of property revitalization. The organization fulfills its mission by nurturing strong leadership and supporting systemic reforms. Community Progress works to ensure that public, private, and community leaders have the knowledge and capacity to create and sustain change. It also works to ensure that all communities have the policies, tools, and resources they need to support the effective, equitable reuse of vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties. 

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Credit: Jibran Ahmed, Resurge Detroit

Check out our blog! 

Our blog features news and stories covering challenges related to vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties, and how communities are transforming properties into assets. 

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Cornerstone Webinars are back! 

Cornerstone is our monthly webinar series that equips you with the building blocks to understand and solve tough challenges related to property vacancy, abandonment. This year, we're bringing the webinars to you free of charge. Register today - space is limited!  

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