Providing vacant property maintenance is a critical part of managing land bank properties. The Cuyahoga Land Bank, over the past year, has maintained over 3,500 properties in its inventory. These responsibilities include cutting grass, removing debris, and boarding up structures. Read more ›

My Favorite Collaborations

By Jacqui Knettel In this ongoing series, we revisit some of our extraordinary collaborations that are making a real difference in our community. It’s no secret that we love a good collaboration at the Cuyahoga Land Bank. Over the years, Read more ›

Investment in a Neighborhood

When Amanda and Bernie arrived in Cleveland from Los Angeles in 2017, they planned to buy and renovate a multi-family property in Cleveland Heights as an investment and return to L.A. a few weeks later. But the restoration of the Read more ›

Partner Spotlight: Civic Builders

From University Circle to Tremont to Ohio City, Civic Builders has built countless homes and worked on renovations, remodels and new constructions big and small. In 2001, the company set out to meet unanswered demand for city projects and now Read more ›

Want to Work with the Cuyahoga Land Bank?

The Cuyahoga Land Bank works with a diverse group of local contractors in our renovation work. We are always on the lookout for quality contractors that specialize in construction and rehabilitation, including licensed general contractors, sub-contractors and mechanicals. Want to work Read more ›

Happy Holidays

This year the Cuyahoga Land Bank celebrated its 10th anniversary. It has been an amazing journey! We count it a profound privilege to have worked with so many partners in the profit, non-profit and faith-based community who serve the community Read more ›

In-House Renovation Spotlight

We recently completed renovations on this gorgeous Cape Cod in Cleveland’s desirable West Park neighborhood. With our commitment to high quality renovations and unique features for all our in-house renovation projects, it’s no wonder this home was quickly grabbed up by a lucky Read more ›