The Vacant Properties Community Impact Initiative
There are an estimated 3,900 vacant houses an lots in the UNI neighborhoods. In response, UNI is leading the “Vacant to Vibrant: the Vacant Properties Community Impact Initiative” (V2V), a group of 45 community leaders representing more than 30 organizations. Active partners include federal government agencies, KCMO City Departments, developers and real estate entities, Legal Aid of Western Missouri, UMKC and the Mid-America Regional Council. V2V action teams were former to work on four critical parts of the process.
“There are an estimated 3,900 vacant houses and lots in the UNI neighborhoods.”