A forum on Turning Around Vacant Property in Greater Richmond will be presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, the Virginia Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) and the Partnership for Housing Affordability on Friday, August 20, 2010 from 9AM-noon at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (701 East Byrd Street):
Regional leaders and national experts will be present for a discussion about addressing vacant property issues. Information will be included about existing tools and strategies, as well as new policy alternatives that address concentrations of vacant properties in communities. Rachel Flynn (Director of Community Development for the City of Richmond) and Racquel Reddie (Community Development Manager for the National Community Stabilization Trust) will share their experiences in facilitating the reuse of abandoned, foreclosed, and bank-owned properties.
Registration required by August 13: Channy Franko at 804.422.5013 or cfranko@PartnershipAffordableHousing.com.