The Center for Community Progress is a non-profit organization with a wealth of information on addressing vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties.

The Center for Community Progress’s mission is

“to foster strong, equitable communities where vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties are transformed into assets for neighbors and neighborhoods. In all of our work, we seek to ensure that all communities have the policies, tools, and resources they need to support the effective, equitable reuse of vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties.”

The organization excels in providing technical assistance, leadership education, and policy research. Visit their publications page for a wealth of information about addressing vacant properties and stabilizing neighborhoods.