Archives For: land bank
S-1214 was received in the New Jersey Assembly and had a second reading. The bill would allow for the creation of municipal land banks in conjunction with online property database development.
15 Jan 2019
Cleveland.com published an article outlining a proposed Cuyahoga County, Ohio, plan aiming to stabilize home values and eliminate blight. The plan also would redirect the county land bank to focus on property rehabilitation as opposed to demolition.
4 Jan 2019
WREX NBC 13 issued a report confirming an approved land bank agreement between the City of Rockford, Ill., and several counties.
2 Jan 2019
Insider NJ published an article announcing that legislation aiming to permit municipal land banking in conjunction with online property database development in New Jersey cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
10 Dec 2018
Erie News NOW released an article announcing the first action to be carried out by the Erie City (Pa.) Land Bank Board.
29 Nov 2018
An ordinance designating the Redevelopment Authority of Somerset County (Pa.) to act as land bank was passed by the Somerset County Board of Commissioners.
27 Nov 2018
HB 667 was signed by Governor Tom Wolf. The legislation will grant redevelopment authorities the same power currently utilized by land banks through the Pennsylvania Land Bank Act.
19 Jun 2018
The Ludington Daily News published an article discussing the interest of Manistee County, Mich. in establishing a land bank.
6 Jun 2017
The Albany Herald published an article discussing the possibility of the creation of a joint land bank between the City of Albany and Dougherty County, N.Y.
15 Apr 2017
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel published an article exploring the establishment of land banks throughout the state of Ohio and how they are used to combat blight.
2 Apr 2017