Revitalize Mississippi, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, was formed to address problems with abandoned property and blight in the Jackson area. Specifically, Revitalize Mississippi cleans overgrown lots, demolishes dilapidated houses, and provides related guidance to eligible neighborhoods and communities.
402 properties have been conveyed to neighborhood stakeholders:
101 dilapidated houses demolished
278 overgrown lots cleaned up, including 40 houses for rehab by new owners
23 lots that have been maintained by neighbors