October 1, 2015, 8am PDT
A response to the conventional thinking about demolitions as the antidote to blighted, vacant properties and the negative effects that follow.
August 21, 2015, 1pm PDT
Clarifying some of the jargon that drives the land bank process in Cuyahoga County, Ohio reveals the importance and scale of neighborhood stabilization in some parts of the country.
July 15, 2014, 2pm PDT
A new study by Laura Wolf-Powers at the University of Pennsylvania finds inherent conflict in the three varieties of response by community development practitioners to the foreclosure crisis.
January 19, 2012, 11am PST
Writing in <em>Grist</em>, Greg Hanscom's position is that under Obama's guidance, the Federal Government has shifted away from subsidizing sprawl and towards reviving cities. Agree?
August 11, 2009, 11am PDT
While the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance is helping people buy homes, their aim is to build an army of trained homeowners to engage their own neighbors in organizing and advocacy.
May 26, 2009, 9am PDT
Dealing with abandoned and foreclosed properties should be high on the list of priorities for the new White House Office of Urban Affairs, says Justin Hollander, assistant professor at Tufts.
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