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Author Mallach, Alan

Title Bringing buildings back : from abandoned properties to community assets : a guidebook for policymakers and practitioners / Alan Mallach

Publ Info Montclair, N.J. : National Housing Institute, [2010]
Edition Second edition
 RWU Arch  ARCH HD7293 .M258 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 373 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Understanding abandonment -- Property information and early warning systems -- Improving the economic viability of at-risk absentee-owned properties -- Preventing abandonment of owner-occupied housing -- Enforcement and intervention -- Receivership -- Making tax foreclosure work -- Other property acquisition tools -- Property disposition -- Setting up an abandoned property management system -- Designing and establishing land bank entities -- Getting action on privately owned properties -- Maintaining, securing, and removing abandoned properties -- Laying the groundwork for the city's future -- Making markets for abandoned properties -- Using incentives to further community investment -- Building reuse strategies around neighborhood market dynamics -- Neighborhood revitalization planning and abandoned property strategies -- Principles for abandoned property reuse -- Greening the urban environment : open space as a reuse strategy -- Stabilizing neighborhoods after the foreclosure crisis
LC subject Housing rehabilitation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Housing -- Abandonment -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Community development, Urban -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
City planning -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Land use, Urban -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
ISBN 9780813549866 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813549868 (pbk. : alk. paper)