Did ya Know?

The Cuyahoga Land Bank acquires about 100 properties a month, which it assesses – after vacancy has been confirmed – in order to determine whether the property can be renovated or must be demolished. Assessments consider electrical, plumbing, HVAC, the Read more ›

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 ›

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.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Overview

In the first of a series of FAQ videos, we provide an overview of the Cuyahoga Land Bank’s core activities.  In this video, President and General Counsel Gus Frangos discusses the value and importance of a Land Bank to address 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 ›

Did You Know?: Cuyahoga Land Bank Agreements

In this edition, our cover story features our new agreement with HUD. However, the Cuyahoga Land Bank also has low value disposition agreements with Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Fannie Mae. Stay tuned, other agreements are in the works!