About Land Banking

What is a Land Bank?

A land bank is a public authority created to efficiently acquire, hold, manage, and develop tax-foreclosed property and other vacant, blighted, obsolete, and abandoned properties.

Land Banking 101

Dan Kildee, President of the Center for Community Progress, describes what land banks are, how they are formed, what they can do and all the basics of land banking in this training video from the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan.

Policies and Procedures

The Land Bank Authority has a set of policies governing the acquisition of properties, sets forth priorities concerning the disposition of properties.

Policies and Procedures (PDF)