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Senator Rob Portman Visits Women in Recovery

By Alyssa Platek
At the Cuyahoga Land Bank, we are particularly proud of our partnerships that help make a real difference in the communities we serve. One such collaboration is our work with The Woodrow Project, an organization dedicated to providing a safe, stable and supportive environment for women in recovery. Through the Woodrow Project, women in recovery are able to return to healthy and productive lifestyles, and access needed referrals for outpatient treatment, employment and mental health services. Read more ›

Baking up Life Skills

The Discovery Center, a neighborhood child enrichment center that moved into its new home on East 137th Street last year thanks to a partnership between Concerned Citizens Community Council, the Cuyahoga Land Bank and Cleveland City Council, began offering its children’s programming again Read more ›

CUDC “Design [re] Build” Partnership

The Cuyahoga Land Bank has many opportunities to partner with community organizations to help improve property values through blight removal and improved green spaces. The latest partnership had the Cuyahoga Land Bank joining an existing partnership between St. Clair Superior Read more ›

Rooms to Let: Success

Rooms to Let:CLE brought over two thousand visitors to the Slavic Village neighborhood for the third year in a row of fantastic art exhibits. Great job to Paul Williams Cuyahoga Land Bank, Demolition Inspector who was a featured artist!   Read more ›

Capsule Discovered!

You never know what you will find when demolishing a structure.  The Cuyahoga Land Bank recently discovered a time capsule at the Masonic Temple demolition site in Shaker Heights. The time capsule was turned over to the Temple, and we can’t wait Read more ›

LakewoodAlive Vacant lot Reuse

Lakewood Alive purchased this vacant lot from the Cuyahoga Land Bank and is happy to announce that the lot will be the future site of a house! Lakewood Alive is a non-profit community development organization that promotes economic development and Read more ›

A Lofty Idea

Kevin Malone Sr. worked as a construction contractor all of his life.  Working with his hands, he raised his family and sent them to college.  Kevin’s two sons, Kevin and Colin both graduated from college and entered the work force; Read more ›

New Horizon Home: A New Beginning

On a chilly December evening, friends, parishioners and staff of several partner organizations came together to welcome Ms. Tauri and her three children into their new home in Slavic Village.  The home renovation was made possible through the partnership between the Cuyahoga Land Bank, Read more ›

NEON Veteran Housing Initiative

Earlier this year the Cuyahoga Land Bank and Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services (NEON) collaborated and broke ground on a future home for veterans in Collinwood. The project is part of the NEON Healthy Communities Initiative that will offer safe, affordable and desirable living spaces Read more ›

Homes for Homeless Heroes

A new partnership between the Cuyahoga Land Bank and Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries will provide permanent affordable housing for the hundreds of homeless veterans living throughout Cuyahoga County. The Veterans’ Affordable Housing Initiative will “match” homeless veterans with affordable, renovated homes Read more ›

Dogs Need a Nice Home, Too

Just hearing the name of Frank Kuhar’s housing development firm—“Revived Housing Inc.”—tells you his philosophy about run-down properties. He knows some have to be demolished, but he would much rather give them new life if he can, letting them “age Read more ›

Helping Keep School Kids Safe

Every once in a while, the Cuyahoga Land Bank gets to partner in a project that not only enhances a neighborhood, but keeps its residents safe as well. Joseph Giuliano had just started his job as program manager with Detroit Read more ›

The City Mission

Michelle Mendez had a big dream – to find housing for her and her seven children.  In October, her dream became a reality when the ribbon was cut on the first Hope House, a collaborative project with the Cuyahoga Land Read more ›

Partner Feature: Mayfield Heights

  The City of Mayfield Heights is a vibrant community led by Mayor Anthony DiCicco and seven council representatives. The City, with a population of approximately 20,000, consists of 5,000 single family homes and a dynamic retail district located along Mayfield Road and SOM Read more ›

Partner Feature: Cuyahoga County Council

Cuyahoga County Council maintains an important partnership with the Cuyahoga Land Bank. Currently, County Council Member Pernel Jones, Jr. (District – 8) serves as the Vice Chair and the County Council Representativee on the Board of Directors for the Cuyahoga Read more ›