Research and Studies

There are many studies on the effects of blight. See below for some of the resources we use in our thinking about it. 

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Alan Mallach - The Empty House Next Door (pdf)

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Temple University - Blight Free Philadelphia (pdf)

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Reclaiming Abandoned PA (pdf)

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Shift Impact Report (pdf)

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Journal of Affordable Housing 2016 (pdf)

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Using Data and Mapping to Identify Public and Private Investment Opportunities in Cities - TRF (pdf)

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Assessing Blight and Economic Impacts Case Study (pdf)

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Econsult - Charting the Multiple Meanings of Blight (pdf)

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Philadelphia Councilmanic Report with disclaimer (pdf)

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Baltimore Vacant to Value Report Final (pdf)

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A Tool for Targeted Neighborhood Revitalization - Journal of Law & Public Policy (pdf)

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