BY TAYLOR BENNETT, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT POLICY COORDINATOR, THE HUB
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This year, the BAD Buildings Summit is zeroing in on key strategies that have helped communities across WV be successful in addressing abandoned, vacant, and dilapidated properties. Whether your questions are about redeveloping a specific structure, municipal avenues to address BAD Buildings, or simply how to start a BAD Buildings initiative in your community, our informative and interactive sessions will answer all of them. Check out what’s happening…
2018 BAD Buildings Summit Sessions
The Basics of Being BAD
You already have what it takes to take on problem properties in your community. Let the BAD Buildings team show you how.
West Side Story: Spotlight on Community Dialogue Driving Downtown Redevelopment
Charleston’s West Side is seeing a resurgence in development. Learn more about how community input drove the conversation there, and how it can drive the conversation for your community.
Adaptive Reuse and Revitalization
Participate in an interactive session focused on bringing your ideas for how to reuse existing buildings to life.
Renewable and Efficient Energy for Existing Buildings
A session brought to you by popular demand! Learn more about the cost saving role that energy efficiency and renewable energy can play in your redevelopment project.
Memphis Fights Blight – Insights from a Collaborative Campaign
Brought to you by the Urban Institute & University of Memphis School of Law, this presentation will show you what’s making efforts in Memphis so successful and how that might translate to WV towns and cities.
Data Driving Code Enforcement
With expert advice from the Urban Institute & University of Memphis School of Law, find out the latest innovations in making Code Enforcement work for your community.
BAD Buildings Three Years Later – City of Fairmont
Look back at what makes Fairmont so successful at addressing their problem properties, the lessons they’ve learned, and how communities around the state can benefit from their experience
You’ll also be able to connect with the Technical Assistance Partners working together to bring you the BAD Buildings Summit – WV Community Development Hub, WVU BAD Buildings Program, and WV Housing Development Fund – as well as The WVU Sustainable Land Use Law Clinic, Abandoned Properties Coalition, and other groups.
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