In May 2018 the Franklin Regional Council of Governments (MA) issued a report titled  “Vacant and Abandoned Buildings: Toolkit for Town Officials”

Per the report, the objective is to provide “Guidance for towns on forming a vacant and abandoned building committee, conducting an inventory of buildings, and seeking a path to resolution and/or rehabilitation for such buildings.”

To view the report, please click here

To view an article discussing the report from the Greenfield Recorder, please click on following link
COG planner presents ‘toolkit’ for dealing with vacant, abandoned houses