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Enhancing Communities.

Due to ongoing public health and safety concerns and based on current recommendations and policies at West Virginia University, the NBAC and WVU BAD Buildings has shifted all staff to working remotely.
Our on-campus offices are closed, but we are still working on priority programs and projects. This may impact our availability and response time.
We appreciate your understanding and patience as we navigate the current landscape

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The BAD Buildings Model

Failure to address BAD Buildings imposes severe social and economic costs on neighborhoods. This program helps to identify, prioritize, and redevelop such buildings.

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Tools to manage a problem property or mobilize your community to prevent blight, get funding for your project, learn about the BAD Buildings program, and learn how to fight blight.

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Blight: Quick Facts

Blight is the process through which a previously functioning city, or part of a city, falls into disrepair. Learn the negative impacts of blight.

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Abandoned Properties Coalition

Learn more about the Abandoned Properties Coalition, its steering committee and bylaws, or check out our calendar of events.

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Events, Mailing List, Social Media