ROOFLINESblogging beyond bricks & mortar
This is the final part of my series on community organizing and community development. Click here …
November 18 · Industry News »
Cheryl Cassell, director of NCRC’s Housing Counseling Network, has been named co-chair of the HUD Coalition of National Intermediaries. more
November 15 · Industry News »
The Law Center honored Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI), Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, and Judy Curtis for their work to end homelessness at the 15th Annual McKinney-Vento Awards last wee more
From Abandoned Properties to Community Assets
Abandoned properties are a plague across the United States, from rust belt cities like Detroit and Buffalo to small towns like Lima, Ohio, and Waterloo, Iowa. Even in Sunbelt cities such as Houston and Las Vegas, abandonment is a major problem, as investment flows to the periphery, leaving the older, inner neighborhoods behind. In Bringing Buildings Back, Alan Mallach provides policymakers and practitioners with the first in-depth guide to understanding and dealing with the many ramifications that this issue holds for the future of our older cities.