In December 2018 Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)  issued a report titled “Vacant Property Strategies”
Per the LISC website “The community development industry has long prioritized addressing “vacants” as part of neighborhood revitalization strategies. As part of this brief, we’ve included snapshots of a variety of models to address vacant properties, both from LISC and our partners, as well as resources around remediation from practitioners in the field.”

Among the included resources;

  • Addressing Problem Properties and their Impacts
  • Land Banks: How Data Transforms Vacancy into Value –
  • “Land Banks and Land Banking”
  • Abandoned Buildings and Lots Problem-Oriented Policing Guide
  • Connecting Crime Reduction and Neighborhood Revitalization
  • Tools for Change: The Chronic Nuisance Ordinance

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