Transforming Vacant and Abandoned Properties into Community Assets

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The presence of vacant and abandoned properties can prohibit city officials from building communities of opportunity. But this does not have to be the case. Local leaders across the country continue to use best practices, as well as innovative solutions, to transform properties into assets that can drive revitalization. Join this session to learn tested best practices and current innovations that attendees can bring home to create change.


  • View full profile for Armando FanaArmando Fana Department of Housing and Community Development Director - West Palm Beach, Florida


  • View full profile for Tamás BudaváriTamás Budavári Professor - The Johns Hopkins University
  • Michael Braverman Housing Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development - Baltimore, Maryland
  • Tristia Bauman Senior Attorney - National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty




« Back to previous page