Vacancyn. An instance or occasion of land, a tenancy, etc., being or becoming vacant. rare.
1. Devoid of all material contents or accessories; containing, or occupied by, nothing; unfilled, empty, void.
2. Of land, houses, etc.: Uninhabited, unoccupied, untenanted. Also, of a room: Not in use, disengaged.
Albro, Sandra, Jenifer Kaminsky, others. "Vacant to Vibrant". Landscape Architecture Magazine Podcast (LAMCAST), October 7, 2015. Video, 6:09. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYlu10wBS6Y&feature=youtu.be.
Department of Housing and Urban Development. "PD&R Quarterly Briefing: Challenge and Opportunity of Vacancy". HUD Youtube Channel, April 10, 2014. Video, 1:58:55. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiETZZf-UR8&feature=youtu.be.
Heltman, John. "Dead Pledge: The Rise and Fall of Urban Homesteading". The American Banker, Nobody's Home, Ep. 2, November 2018. Audio, 30:07. https://www.americanbanker.com/nobodyshome#group-episode-2-dh9k47eS0J
Heltman, John. "You're either growing or you're dying". The American Banker, Nobody's Home, Ep. 7, December 2018. Audio, 35:30. https://www.americanbanker.com/nobodyshome#group-episode-7-bWP4XSbtCfHeltman, John. "Marshall Plan: How to Fix Vacant Housing ". The American Banker, Nobody's Home, Ep. 9, December 2018. Audio, 44:57. https://www.americanbanker.com/nobodyshome#group-episode-9-ptRxjR9lHO.
Zaranko, Adam. "Land Banks and the Vacant Property Problem". Impact Lenders Podcast, May 16, 2018. Podcast, audio, 30:11. https://impactlenderspodcast.com/2018/05/16/episode-03-land-banks-and-the-vacant-property-problem/.
Texts and other related media
Berube, Alan. “SMALL and MIDSIZED LEGACY COMMUNITIES: Trends, assets, and principles for action.” Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, November 2019. https://www.brookings.edu/research/small-and-midsized-legacy-communities-trends-assets-and-principles-for-action/
Bowman, Ann O'M, and Michael A. Pagano. Terra Incognita: Vacant Land and Urban Strategies. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004.
Corbin, Carla I. "Vacancy and the Landscape: Cultural Context and Design Response." Landscape Journal 22, no. 1 (2003): 12-24.
Garvin, Eugenia, Charles Branas, Shimrit Keddem, Jeffrey Sellman, & Carolyn Cannuscio. “More Than Just an Eyesore: Local Insights and Solutions on Vacant Land and Urban Health.” Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 90, no. 3 (2013): 412-426. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23188553/
Greenspan, Elizabeth. “Nicetown.” Places Journal, June 2019. https://placesjournal.org/article/nicetown-inequality-in-philadelphia/
Hackworth, Jason. "The Limits to Market-based Strategies for Addressing Land Abandonment in Shrinking American Cities." Progress in Planning 90 (2014): 1-37. Hackworth, Jason. "The Limits to Market-based Strategies for Addressing Land Abandonment in Shrinking American Cities." Image. Progress in Planning 90 (2014): 1-37.
Harris, Linda. “Dilapidated buildings, absentee ownership plague communities across the state .” WV News. August 14, 2017. https://www.wvnews.com/theet/news/local/dilapidated-buildings-absentee-ownership-plague-communities-across-the-state/article_55ea9044-9565-5e84-8f4d-b7fb44d7a4a6.html
Hillier, Amy E., Dennis P. Culhane, Tony E. Smith, & Charles Dana Tomlin. “Predicting Housing Abandonment with the Philadelphia Neighborhood Information System.” Journal of Urban Affairs 25, no. 1 (2003): 91-106.https://repository.upenn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1006&context=cplan_papers
Hollander, Justin B. "Moving Toward a Shrinking Cities Metric: Analyzing Land Use Changes Associated With Depopulation in Flint, Michigan." Cityscape 12, no. 1 (2010): 133-51. www.jstor.org/stable/20868735.
Hollander, Justin, Colin Polsky, Dan Zinder, & Dan Runfola. “The New American Ghost Town: Foreclosure, Abandonment, and the Prospects for City Planning.” Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Working Papers, 2010. http://www.lincolninst.edu/pubs/1858_TheNew-American-Ghost-Town Hollander, Justin B., and Jeremy Németh. "The Bounds of Smart Decline: A Foundational Theory for Planning Shrinking Cities." Housing Policy Debate 21, no. 3 (2011): 349-67.
Jaffe, Greg. “The strange summer land rush in Peoria’s dying south end.” The Washington Post. August 14, 2021.https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/interactive/2021/peoria-il-real-estate/?itid=ap_gregjaffe
J. Max Bond Center. “Mapping America’s Legacy Cities 2015.” City College of New York, 2015. https://ssa.ccny.cuny.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/MappingAmericanLegacyCities_15Dec2015.pdf
López-Piñeiro, Sergio. A Glossary of Urban Voids. Berlin: Jovis Verlag, 2020. Excerpts.
López-Piñeiro, Sergio. “A Glossary of Urban Voids Title Page.” Image. Berlin: Jovis Verlag, 2020.
Miller, Johnny. “Roads to nowhere: how infrastructure built on American inequality.” The Guardian, February 21, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/feb/21/roads-nowhere-infrastructure-american-inequality
Morckel, Victoria. “Empty Neighborhoods: Using Constructs to Predict the Probability of Housing Abandonment.” Housing Policy Debate 23, no .3 (2013): 469-496.
Nolan, Elizabeth P. “Vacant Land Conversion in Detroit, Michigan: A Spatial Analysis of Neighborhood Stabilization and Communal Access.” Master’s Thesis, Harvard Extension School. 2017. https://dash.harvard.edu/bitstream/handle/1/33826411/NOLAN-DOCUMENT-2017.pdf?sequence=1Prener, Christopher G., Taylor Harris Braswell, Daniel J. Monti. “St. Louis’s “urban prairie”: Vacant land and the potential for revitalization.” Journal of Urban Affairs 42, Vol. 3 (2020): 371-389. DOI: 10.1080/07352166.2018.1474079
Rabianski, Joseph S. “Vacancy in Market Analysis and Valuation.” The Appraisal Journal 70, no. 2, (2002): 191-199.
Silverman, Robert M., Li Yin, & Kelly L. Patterson. “Dawn of the Dead City: An Exploratory Analysis of Vacant Addresses in Buffalo, NY 20082010.” Journal of Urban Affairs 35, no. 2 (2013): 131-152. https://ppgbuffalo.org/files/documents/housing_neighborhoods/dawn_of_the_dead_city_an_exploratory_analysis_of_vacant_addresses_in_buffalo__ny_2008_to_2010.pdf