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Fun Fact!: Side Lot Program

The Cuyahoga Land Bank owns vacant lots throughout Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, often the result of recent demolitions.  After demolition, vacant lots are transferred to municipal land banks or non profit organizations. However, lots may also be made available to Read more ›

Rising from the Rubble…A New Home!

We’ve seen neighborhoods transformed by demolitions in the past four years, with hundreds of properties “born again” as community gardens, green space, expanded yards, daycare centers, youth program centers and even a practice site for the local bomb squad. And Read more ›

A New Home, “A Great Deal”

When a disabled U.S. Army veteran wants to return to Cleveland to live near his family, there aren’t a lot of options for affordable, accessible housing—but Stan Barrow,   moving here from Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, was determined.  “I went Read more ›

Did you know?: Renovation Specifications

The Cuyahoga Land Bank generates a detailed renovation specification for all properties listed for sale in our Deed-in-Escrow program.  The renovation specification outlines the scope of work necessary for the property to meet our Housing Quality Standards upon final inspection. Read more ›