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.
357 properties have been conveyed to neighborhood stakeholders:
85 dilapidated houses demolished
257 overgrown lots cleaned up, including 28 houses for rehab by new owners
15 lots that have been maintained by neighbors