They were joined by U.S. Representative and Community Progress co-founder Dan Kildee (MI), Yolanda Chavez, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs in HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development, and Terry Schwarz, Director of Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative. The panel discussed how communities around the country are addressing the challenges of vacant and abandoned properties.
We’re grateful to HUD for inviting us to be a part of this special event. If you haven’t yet downloaded Evidence Matters, be sure to check it out!
Hear from Alan, Kim, and the rest of the speakers in the webcast recording below.
Agenda (with approximate video times):
Jean Lin Pao, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research
Changes in the State of the Nation’s Housing Markets: 4th Quarter 2013 Update (3:00-20:00)
Kevin P. Kane, Chief Market Analyst, Economic and Market Analysis Division
Keynote and Q&A (22:00-43:20)
Congressman Dan Kildee, Fifth District of Michigan
Vacant and Abandoned Properties: Turning Liabilities into Assets (54:00-1:09:25)
Temporary Reuse Approaches (1:09:45-1:24:35)
Land Banks and Land Banking (1:24:50-1:37:50)