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Action Model for Buildings and Infrastructure Example

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CategoryWhat are the community issues?How can redevelopment address the issues?What are the community health benefits?What data are needed to measure change?
Buildings and InfrastructureVacant and poorly maintained buildings; these create many types of hazards and increase the perception of blight in the community

Developers can repair or knock down buildings in poor condition.

Vacant buildings can be repurposed.

People will be less likely to get sick from harmful substances from the buildings.

People will less likely to get hurt from being in unsafe buildings.

There will be fewer places for illegal activities to happen.

Safer, cleaner communities can improve mental health.

Number of commercial and industrial properties

Number of lead and asbestos abatements

Number of new construction permits

Number of residential properties

Number of demolitions

Crime rates

For additional information

Contact Laurel Berman at (312) 886-7476, Leann Bing at (404) 747-4451 or Gary Perlman at (404) 918-1492, or e-mail us, or e-mail us at atsdr.landreuse@cdc.gov.

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