The Redevelopment Expert Exchange hosts webinars on redevelopment topics to reach communities across West Virginia on issues important to them. See the schedule below to register for an upcoming webinar, or view recordings of previous webinars in the Archives.

Upcoming Webinars

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Webinar Archives

Historically BAD Properties – May 17, 2017 – Staff from the State Historic Preservation Office introduce programs including the National Register of Historic Places, Rehabilitation Tax Credits, Development Grant funds as well as the Section 106 Review process.

EPA Grantwriting – September 28, 2016 – Thinking about applying for an EPA Brownfields Grant? Get the Expert’s “Tips and Tricks” for a successful proposal and find out what you can be doing NOW to position yourself for success.

Celebrate Good Times – Building & Maintaining Project Momentum – August 30, 2016 – In this webinar, learn the importance of celebrating milestones, what you can celebrate, and how to do so!

Legal Tools to Address Dilapidated Properties – July 21, 2016 – Many communities with dilapidated properties struggle with legal issues surrounding the property such as providing proper notice to a landowner or which ordinances would best address dilapidated properties. This presentation outlines the basics of building codes, ordinances, and enforcement, and how your community can put these tools into action.

Funding for Blight Removal Through the Affordable Housing Program – May 18, 2016 – Learn How your Community Can Alleviate Blight while Creating Affordable Housing in Your Community. View presentation slides only.

Right on Track: Train Depot Redevelopment – April 27, 2016 – Learn how you can redevelop the old train depot in your town! Hear from community members from Webster Springs & Berkeley Springs about how their abandoned train depots are being transformed into active community assets. Learn about the full process from two community groups tackling historic depot redevelopment.

Selling Your Story with Project Photography – March 30, 2016 –  Learn from Professional Engineer and Professional Photographer Gabe DeWitt as he explores techniques for telling your project story through images, including composing and capturing project images in the field, post-processing, and presenting them in different media formats for optimized impacts.

Not ANOTHER Public Hearing: Creative Strategies for Community Development – February 25, 2016 – Learn how you can identify and engage stakeholders on your community project and how to get quality input and build lasting relationships with community partners!

PRI: Funding for Abandoned Property Demolition – January 28, 2016 – Learn more about the Property Rescue Initiative to fund your abandoned buildings demolition program.

Online Holiday Party – December 11, 2015 – Learn more about the Redevelopment Expert Exchange!