Learn More About the New Blight Authority of Memphis

Sheila Jordan Cunningham, executive director of the newly established Blight Authority of Memphis (BAM), and Sohil Shah of Polsinelli PC, delivered a presentation about their work at the Neighborhood Blight Elimination Summit. Learn more about BAM and what they can do to help transform our community by downloading a PDF of their presentation here.

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New Charter Lays Framework for Tackling Blight

The Memphis Blight Elimination Charter, developed by a team from the public and private sector and coordinated by Neighborhood Preservation, Inc., sets up a framework for tackling the issue and paves the way for the development of a blight elimination team and action plan.

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Cleaning House

Unfortunately, without some larger coordinating framework to guide and inform these actions, we end up doing a good job of treating the symptoms without addressing the deeper sources of the illness.”

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