Preventing Vacancy & Deterioration

A new report from the National League of Cities (NLC) scans the latest solutions and practices of local cities and leaders in dealing with helping communities deal with effects of the foreclosure crisis, including preventing vacancies and further deteriatoration, encouraging rehabilitation and reuse and demolition where appropriate. The report includes a review of national initiatives and
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Legacy Cities as Resilient Cities

A new report by the National League of Cities suggests that Michigan’s Legacy’s cities, impacted by economic decline, physical deterioration, population and job loss, may be rising to the challenge and showing resilience based on the responses of local actors. Building on two previous foreclosure resiliency studies (from 2010 and 2011), the current study sought to identify foundational
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