vacant properties http://wcbe.org en Vacant Lots Get A Green Makeover http://wcbe.org/post/vacant-lots-get-green-makeover <p><span style="line-height: 19.2px; font-family: verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 13px">Cities that have lost population are working on ways to turn vacant lots into gardens or parks, which officials say <font size="2">help revitalize neighborhoods and improve stormwater management</font> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:44:01 +0000 Ohio Public Radio 53177 at http://wcbe.org Deadline For Home Demolition Funding Extended http://wcbe.org/post/deadline-home-demolition-funding-extended <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Ohio counties are getting more time to apply for money to tear down vacant and abandoned properties. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 10:31:41 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 42546 at http://wcbe.org State grants to tear down abandoned buildings about to expire http://wcbe.org/post/state-grants-tear-down-abandoned-buildings-about-expire <p>Ohio communities with blighted neighborhoods have until Monday to apply for demolition grants. The state attorney general has 75-million dollars set aside to tear down abandoned, foreclosed homes. For Ohio Public Radio,&nbsp;WCPN&#39;s Brian Bull reports: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 01:30:39 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Brian Bull 17933 at http://wcbe.org