Land Banks

A recent report collects data from the experience of cities using land banks as a method for addressing vacant and blighted properties.
Nov 19, 2014   Community Progress Blog
Anna Clark has the scoop about the latest wrinkle in the blockbuster Detroit blight auction: the surprise, mysterious bid for 6,000 parcels if off the table.
Nov 6, 2014   Next City
Karin Weise reports that an anonymous bidder will pay $3.2 million to purchase 6,000 foreclose homes in Detroit.
Oct 27, 2014   Business Week
Practical lessons and best practices will be helpful in empowering land banks to curb the spread of blight, foreclosures, and abandoned properties.
Oct 21, 2014   Center for Community Progress
Abandoned and foreclosed properties are plaguing many cities. Now some are trying to turn the blight into prosperity by creating land banks to hold, remodel or demolish the properties -- and pull in some revenue while they're at it.
Jul 13, 2009   USA Today