Ohio’s first countywide land bank is now operating in northeast ohio (WKSU)

After nearly 2 years of planning and lobbying, Cuyahoga County’s land bank has officially started the work of collecting, rehabbing or demolishing and selling some of its estimated 35,000 vacant buildings. The land bank is considered by many to be one of best solutions to the foreclosure crisis which has driven down property values and decimated neighborhoods. WKSU’s Kevin Niedermier looks at some of the program’s early progress and controversies.

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