The Broader Context for Vacant Land

Bruce Katz
Bruce Katz Founding Director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab - Drexel University

April 7, 2005

In this presentation, Mr. Katz discussed how vacant land is a product of broad demographic, market, development, social and policy forces. States, in particular, set “the rules of the development game” that facilitate sprawl, undermine cities and older suburbs and fuel housing abandonment and vacant land.

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