The Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference (RVP) is the only national conference dedicated to strengthening communities through innovative solutions for vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties. It attracts approximately 1,000 public, private, nonprofit, and community leaders.

RVP is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for journalists to tap into leading national expertise and stories from across the country. Members of the media are welcomed at the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference at no charge. If you are a journalist and would like to attend the conference, email Chelsea Allinger at

We’re here to help you connect to the topics and interviews that will be the most helpful for your work. Media requests and inquiries should be directed to: Chelsea A. Allinger, Director of Communications, at or (877) 542-4842 ext. 153.

Press Releases

March 22, 2017: National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference Heads to Milwaukee in 2018


The hashtag for Reclaiming Vacant Properties 2018 is #RVP2018.

2016 Conference Photo Gallery

The 2016 Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference was held September 28-30, 2016, in Baltimore. 2016 archives are available here.

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