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 ›

Meet the Team: Caylen Payne

Job Title Demolition Inspector Date of Hire November 2018 Education The University of Akron, Bachelor’s Degree in Geography and Planning; Cleveland State University, Master of Urban Planning Design and Development Describe yourself in three words. Energetic, Passionate, Goofy What motivates Read more ›

A Grand Day!

A big crowd of supporters gathered June 11th  for the ribbon cutting and official opening of the Greater Cleveland Fisher Houses. A big shout out to the Fisher House Foundation and all those in our community who helped make this Read more ›

Hundreds Walk, Run and Mosey for Habitat

The Cuyahoga Land Bank proudly sponsored and participated in this year’s Habitat for Humanity, Greater Cleveland 5K/1mi Walk/Run/Mosey at Edgewater Park on June 15.  More than 425 participates came out to support Habitat Cleveland’s affordable homeownership efforts and enjoy family-friendly, dog-friendly and Read more ›