Erie County Land Reutilization Corporation

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Erie County Land Reutilization Corporation

The Erie County Land Reutilization Corporation (or Land Bank), housed in Erie Regional Planning, is a separate community improvement corporation whose purpose is to promote and facilitate the reclamation, rehabilitation and reutilization of vacant, abandoned, tax-foreclosed or other real property in Erie County.

By strategically acquiring properties and returning them to productive use, the Land Bank works to reduce blight, increase property values, strengthen neighborhoods, and improve the quality of life for all Erie County residents.

Since 2013:

  • 111 Parcels Acquired County Wide
  • 66 Parcels Transferred to Private Ownership & Back on the Tax Roll 

Moving Ohio Forward Demolition Program - Ohio Attorney General

39 Blighted properties demolished comprising 47 residential units

Neighborhood Initiative Program - Ohio Housing Finance Agency

37 blight properties demolished to date
6 additional properties acquired, slated for demolition
7 properties in the current pipeline for acquisition 

For information about the Erie County Land Bank contact:

Scott Schell 
419-624-6894 - County Office
sschell@eriecounty.oh.gov
419-627-5714 - Sandusky Office 
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