Addressing Asbestos Learn the steps that are taken to identify and remediate asbestos by the Cuyahoga Land Bank. The mission of the Cuyahoga Land Bank is to strategically acquire properties, return them to productive use, reduce blight, increase property values, support Read more ›

We Need Your Help!

The Cuyahoga Land Bank requests your consideration and support of two important developments concerning vacant and abandoned properties in Ohio. First, State Senator Patton has recently introduced Senate Bill 172 that provides several enhancements to Ohio’s land bank and tax Read more ›

Greener Demolitions

  Reduce, reuse, recycle…for years that’s been the mantra of the environmental movement, and the Cuyahoga Land Bank works hard to be mindful of the ecological impact of its demolitions. Now, a new Demolition Waste Recycling/Backfill pilot project partners the Read more ›

Delinquencies fall at the GSEs (Housing Wire)

Foreclosure prevention actions enacted by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have prevented 2.9 million foreclosures since 2008, with 247,000 home rescues completed by the GSEs in just the first half of 2013, the Federal Housing Finance Agency reports. In the second quarter of this year, 117,000 Read more ›

Did You Know? What is a Land Bank?

Ever wonder what a County Land Bank is?  In the first of a series of 11 FAQ videos that we will feature in our upcoming newsletters, Cuyahoga Land Bank President Gus Frangos explores this very question.