The Neighborhood Specialist will be responsible for coordinating and managing the full range of LCI-related activities in the City’s neighborhoods.
The Neighborhood Specialist must effectively perform within an “asset management” framework of activities, which include, but are not limited to the following:
Work with fire prevention officials, LCI inspection staff, and other personnel to identify, catalog, and track problem properties.
Coordination of the acquisition, demolition, property management, rehabilitation, disposition, etc. of assigned properties.
Collaboration with housing developers, property managers and other real estate professionals.
Collaboration with all City departments and state regulatory agencies.
Establishment and maintenance of an ongoing relationship with block watch groups, neighborhood corporations, substation management teams, enterprise community neighborhood implementation committees, alderpersons, and other community groups to develop anti-blight strategies.
Assistance in planning for the reuse of targeted properties consistent with factors which include, but are not limited to, neighborhood concerns, LCI objectives, abutting homeowner’s needs and all state and local land use restrictions.
Monitor the condition and ensure the proper maintenance of all vacant properties.
Development of marketing plans, public relations campaigns, and physical development plans for blight prevention.
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Contact Name: Livable City Initiative
Contact Phone: 203-946-7090
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