Neighborhood Indicators for Recovery

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Friday, May 15, 2009



9:15-9:30 AM

Opening Remarks

Francisca Richter – Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

9:30–10:10 PM

Neighborhood Stabilization Tools in Pennsylvania

Ira Goldstein - The Reinvestment Fund
|Bio |

10:10–10:50 AM

REO Stabilization Opportunity Score: An Analytical Tool for More Effective Community Stabilization Efforts

Kai-Yan Lee - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
|Bio | Presentation|

10:50–11:30 AM

Spatial Concentration of Foreclosed and Real-Estate Owned Properties

Chris Walker - LISC
|Bio | Presentation|

11:30–12:10 PM

Risky Business: Housing Data, Vacancy, and Abandonment

Brian Mikelbank - Cleveland State University
|Bio | Presentation|

12:10–1:15 PM

Lunch and Presentation: Informing Society in the 21st Century

Chris Hoenig - The State of the USA
|Bio | Presentation|

1:15–2:15 PM

Government and Practioners Panel: Challenges in the Recovery Process

Andrew French - Redevelopment Authority of the County of Fayette, PA

Kamla Lewis - Neighborhood Revitalization, City of Shaker Heights, OH
|Bio| |Presentation|

Amy Sackman Odum - Department of Community Development, City of Lima, OH

Laura Zinski - Mon Valley Initiative, PA

2:15–3:00 PM

Moderated Discussion

Joe Schilling - National Vacant Property Campaign