Vacant Land Management in Philadelphia: the Costs of the Current System and the Benefits of Reform (Executive Summary)
PACDC and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority - 2010

(For Full Report Click Here)


Greening vacant lots to reduce violent crime: a randomised controlled trial
Injury Prevention - 2012


Land Banks and Land Banking
Center for Community Progress - 2011


A Difference-in-Differences Analysis of Health, Safety,
and Greening Vacant Urban Space
Journal of Epidemiology - 2011


Neighborhood Stabilization Strategies for Vacant and Abandoned Properties
Zoning and Planning Law Report - 2011

Vacant Properties: Growing Number Increases Communities' Costs and Challenges
Government Accountability Office (GAO) - 2011

Transforming Foreclosed Properties into Community Assets
Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban policy - 2009

Revitalizing Foreclosed Properties with Land Banks
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - 2009

Land Bank Authorities: A Guide for the Creation and Operation of Local Land Banks
Local Initiatives Support Corporation - 2005