Regenerating Youngstown and Mahoning County Through Vacant Property Reclamation

By Dan Kildee, Jonathan Logan, Alan Mallach, and Joseph Schilling for the National Vacant Properties Campaign

This assessment report and accompanying brief are the first of two phases in the National Vacant Property Campaign's project work in Youngstown and Mahoning County, Ohio. The report examines the city and county's current vacant property systems (policies and programs) and the brief outlines specific actions that can be taken to implement the report's recommendations for improving vacant property systems. 

Download the Assessment Report

Download the Program Brief


This report is a publication of the National Vacant Properties Campaign, a precursor to the Center for Community Progress. Do not upload the report itself to any other public website or forum without written permission of Center for Community Progress. For additional information or to request such permission, contact Chelsea Allinger at