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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – March 15, 2018

Written by on March 15, 2018

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 ‘White…

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A green culture shift: Changing perspectives on open space in Detroit

Written by on March 8, 2018

Whether it’s the roughly 120,000 vacant lots like Detroit, or the roughly 14,000 vacant lots in the City of Baltimore, vacant lot statistics are enough to keep one up at night. The 2012 Detroit Future City Strategic Framework was the first planning effort in Detroit to daylight the sheer magnitude of the city’s vacant land…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – March 2, 2018

Written by on March 2, 2018

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 How…

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Lots of love for #LoveThatLot! Highlights from the 2018 campaign

Written by on February 21, 2018

What an amazing year for #LoveThatLot! From in-person celebrations in Albany, New York, Baltimore, Maryland, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to the many Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram posts that filled our newsfeed, we loved poring through all of the inspiring photos of your favorite revitalization projects and the community champions behind them. The Westmoreland County Land Bank held a…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – February 16, 2018

Written by on February 16, 2018

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 HUD…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – February 2, 2018

Written by on February 2, 2018

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 Tax…

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Time to #LoveThatLot — A Valentine’s Day campaign for revitalization projects!

Written by on January 25, 2018

Back again for the fourth year, it’s time to #LoveThatLot! ♥ In 2017, the #LoveThatLot campaign gained national momentum. You took to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to share your love for revitalized spaces. A number of you hosted in-person celebrations to recognize those creating positive change in your community. In Newburgh, New York, for example,…

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2017 Year in Review: You made change happen!

Written by on December 15, 2017

Thank you for all you did in 2017 to support communities experiencing property vacancy, abandonment, and deterioration. We reached 1,000s of people through our work, and are pleased to share highlights with you from the past year: Helping communities innovate This year, three communities were selected as TASP scholarship recipients for the first time: Albany,…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – December 1, 2017

Written by on December 1, 2017

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! This is…

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Headlines: The latest on vacant, abandoned, and problem properties – November 10, 2017

Written by on November 10, 2017

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 The…

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