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Every year the Broadway-Slavic Village neighborhood hosts their annual Neighborhood Summit that brings together dedicated community stakeholders, and awards residents and organizations for their hard work.  This year the Cuyahoga Land Bank was acknowledged at the event and awarded Outstanding Read more ›

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The Cuyahoga Land Bank property inventory recently transacted over five thousand properties! Here are the Cuyahoga Land Bank Production numbers that stand so far in 2015: Production Type Through 2015 Total Property Acquisitions 5027 Total Disposed Properties 3681 Total Demolitions Read more ›

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The new downtown Heinen’s in the historic Cleveland Trust Building is now open! Heinen’s grocery story chain, based in Warrensville Heights, invested ten million dollars in the renovation of 900 Euclid Avenue. Meanwhile, at the Heinen’s food production facility in Read more ›

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Cleveland was ranked as one of the nations top travel destination in 2015!  Cleveland has been mentioned by New York Times, 52 Places to Go in 2015, Travel & Leisure, Best Places to Travel in 2015, Fodor’s Travel, Fodor’s Go Read more ›

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The Cuyahoga Land Bank has a total of 27 municipal agency agreements out of the 59 municipalities in Cuyahoga County. The agency agreements allow the Cuyahoga Land Bank to act as the agent for each Municipality to take action on Read more ›

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The Cuyahoga Land Bank property inventory is constantly changing through our acquisition, disposition, sale and renovation of homes. Currently, the Cuyahoga Land Bank has a total of 60 homes for sale throughout the county. There are a total of 58 Read more ›

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The Cuyahoga Land Bank keeps busy in acquisition and demolition of abandoned and nuisance properties throughout the county. After each property is demolished, the contractors are required to properly grade the lot. During demolition, inspections occur before, during, and after Read more ›

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The Cuyahoga Land Bank works hard to maintain all of the properties in their portfolio.  The summer and spring are one of the busiest season for the field service crews. Over this past season, the Cuyahoga Land Bank maintained 1,604 properties Read more ›

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The Cuyahoga Land Bank has reached another milestone and has now transacted over 4,500 properties since its inception in June 2009! The Cuyahoga Land Bank has demolished over 2,850 properties and has helped facilitate over 950 renovations. These numbers highlight Read more ›

Fun Fact!: Court Community Service (CSS)

In 2013 alone, the Cuyahoga Land Bank’s Partnership with Court Community Service resulted in 4,624community service hours,4,799 bags of trash collected, 158 tires collected and 996 cubic yards of debris collected!  The Cuyahoga Land Bank’s partnership with Court Community Service Read more ›

Fun Fact!: Landbankers On The Run!

Landbankers Michael Schramm, Anurag Saxena, Stephen Love and Cuyahoga Land Bank President, Gus Frangos (before the race) hit the ground running in the 38th Annual Cleveland Rite Aid Marathon last month participating in the 10K and full marathon.  Next year Read more ›

Fun Fact! Side Lot Program

The Cuyahoga Land Bank currently has 665 vacant lots in its inventory. And just this week we received great press coverage by The Plain Dealer on our Side Lot Program! We want to see vacant lots bloom as community gardens, Read more ›

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The Cuyahoga Land Bank has a total of 27 municipal agency agreements out of the 59 municipalities in Cuyahoga County. The agency agreements allow the Cuyahoga Land Bank to act as the agent for each Municipality to take action on Read more ›

Fun Fact!: Property Acqusitions

Since our inception in 2009, the Cuyahoga Land Bank has acquired 3,591 properties into our inventory. The majority of properties acquired come from Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) such as HUD and Fannie Mae and through tax foreclosure. Below is a Read more ›

Fun Fact!: The Buyer Eye

The Cuyahoga Land Bank screens all prospective property purchasers through a property history search.  Nicknamed the ‘Buyer EYE’, the property search screens for ownership history, current and prior delinquent tax balances, foreclosure history and code enforcement information. For more information, Read more ›

Fun Fact: Agency Agreements

The Cuyahoga Land Bank enters into agency agreements with all municipalities we work with throughout Cuyahoga County.  The agreements authorizes the Cuyahoga Land Bank to act as an agent of the city to demolish or renovate vacant and abandoned structures Read more ›

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 ›

Fun Fact!: Property Acquisition Pipelines

The Cuyahoga Land Bank on average acquires over 80 properties per month into its inventory to be evaluated for demolition or renovation!  The majority of properties come to the land bank through tax foreclosure, HUD, Fannie Mae and bank donations.

Fun Fact!: Land Bank Properties for Sale

The Cuyahoga Land Bank currently has 76 properties for sale either through our Deed-In-Escrow program, Owner Occupant Buyer Advantage program, Advantage Plus Loan program or our Cuyahoga Land Bank Renovated Properties!