Erie County Land Reutilization Corporation

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Erie County Land Reutilization Corporation

The Erie County Land Reutilization Corporation (or Land Bank) is a 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:

  • 141 Parcels acquired county-wide
  • 87 Parcels transferred to private ownership & back on the tax rolls
  • The Land Bank provided Chappel Creek property for Genesis on the Lake sober living community in the spring of 2015
  • Through our work, removed blighted structures on the corner of Decatur and W Jefferson streets in Sandusky to make way for a new parking lot for Sandusky Central Catholic staff & students in spring of 2019

Moving Ohio Forward Demolition Program - Ohio Attorney General

39 Blighted properties demolished comprising 47 residential units

Neighborhood Initiative Program - Ohio Housing Finance Agency

61 blighted properties demolished comprising of 93 residential units

For information about the Erie County Land Bank contact:

Alex Jones, Executive Director E-Mail: [email protected]  PH: 419.627.7703
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