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Put Abandoned Land in Our Hands: A City-Community Partnership to Transform Blight into Jobs, Homes and Parks

When we first launched our campaign to create a Land Bank we can trust in Philadelphia, we put out this report to highlight the partnership potential of a city land bank and community controlled organizations like community land trusts. These kinds of partnerships are working all around the country, and could be used in Philadelphia to generate affordable and accessible housing, urban gardens and farms, small businesses that provide jobs, and neighborhood parks.

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