“One strategy in particular is making a resurgence: the reuse of uninhabited and abandoned properties for low-income affordable homeownership.” This quote comes from a recent article in NPQ (Non-Profit Quarterly). The article discusses broad usages of this strategy in areas such as Lincoln NE, Roanoke VA, Dallas TX, Evansville IN, Chicago IL, Tacoma WA and Milwaukee WI.
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Repurposing for Utilization by Fire Dept.
“This is something new. This is something different and something that they don’t know so they get to sharpen their skills on these houses,” This quote comes from a recent report from KARK (Conway AR). The article discusses condemned properties being repurposed for use by the city’s fire department, including the funding source (not relying just on property donations). Though this strategy has been well utilized, based off the quote, it seems not all are aware.
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To see other usages of this strategy please click on the following links.