Land Banks

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Land Banks, Local Analysis, State/National Analysis
Land Banks and Community Land Trusts
Partnering to Provide Equitable Housing Opportunities Now and for Future Generations

Land banks and community land trusts (CLT) are two entities that, in concert, can help reverse the trajectory of disinvestment and unlock a pipeline of VAD properties to provide much needed quality affordable housing for current and future generations.

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Land Banks
Land Banks and Community Land Trusts
Partnering to Provide Equitable Housing Opportunities Now and for Future Generations

Across the country, communities are still struggling with inventories of properties that are causing harm – properties that are vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated (VAD).i Many of these properties are underwater in value – meaning the amount of delinquent taxes, liens, and other liabilities are more than what the property is worth. Often times these…

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ARPA, COVID, Land Banks
Tackling Vacancy and Abandonment
Strategies and Impacts after the Great Recession

More than 10 years have passed since the Great Recession and the residential foreclosure crisis it unleashed. This crisis caused millions of Americans to lose their homes, leaving many neighborhoods with concentrated vacancy, disinvestment, and erosion of their local social fabric. In the aftermath of this crisis, researchers, practitioners, and organizations like the Center for Community Progress set to work analyzing vacancy interventions and shaping redevelopment strategies to stabilize neighborhoods.

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Land Banks, Local Analysis, State/National Analysis
Preliminary Analysis of Land Banking and other tools for Spokane Washington
Analysis of Land Banking and other tools for Spokane, Washington to Address Vacant and Abandoned Properties and Create a Pipeline for Affordable Housing

In January 2021, the Center for Community Progress (Community Progress) was engaged by Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) on behalf of the Invest Health Spokane team to explore whether a land bank is the right tool to address the inventory of vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated (VAD) properties and create a pipeline of affordable housing in Spokane. 

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Land Banks
Take it to the Bank
How Land Banks Are Strengthening America's Neighborhoods

An estimated 120 land banks exist in the United States, and their ability to adapt to local conditions and needs is helping communities, large and small, address the negative impacts of vacant, abandoned, and tax-delinquent properties.

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Land Banks, Local Analysis, State/National Analysis
Land Banks and Community Land Trusts
Partnering to Provide Equitable Housing Opportunities Now and for Future Generations

Land banks and community land trusts (CLT) are two entities that, in concert, can help reverse the trajectory of disinvestment and unlock a pipeline of VAD properties to provide much needed quality affordable housing for current and future generations.

Read More...
Land Banks
Land Banks and Community Land Trusts
Partnering to Provide Equitable Housing Opportunities Now and for Future Generations

Across the country, communities are still struggling with inventories of properties that are causing harm – properties that are vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated (VAD).i Many of these properties are underwater in value – meaning the amount of delinquent taxes, liens, and other liabilities are more than what the property is worth. Often times these…

Read More...
ARPA, COVID, Land Banks
Tackling Vacancy and Abandonment
Strategies and Impacts after the Great Recession

More than 10 years have passed since the Great Recession and the residential foreclosure crisis it unleashed. This crisis caused millions of Americans to lose their homes, leaving many neighborhoods with concentrated vacancy, disinvestment, and erosion of their local social fabric. In the aftermath of this crisis, researchers, practitioners, and organizations like the Center for Community Progress set to work analyzing vacancy interventions and shaping redevelopment strategies to stabilize neighborhoods.

Read More...
Land Banks, Local Analysis, State/National Analysis
Preliminary Analysis of Land Banking and other tools for Spokane Washington
Analysis of Land Banking and other tools for Spokane, Washington to Address Vacant and Abandoned Properties and Create a Pipeline for Affordable Housing

In January 2021, the Center for Community Progress (Community Progress) was engaged by Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) on behalf of the Invest Health Spokane team to explore whether a land bank is the right tool to address the inventory of vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated (VAD) properties and create a pipeline of affordable housing in Spokane. 

Read More...
Land Banks
Take it to the Bank
How Land Banks Are Strengthening America's Neighborhoods

An estimated 120 land banks exist in the United States, and their ability to adapt to local conditions and needs is helping communities, large and small, address the negative impacts of vacant, abandoned, and tax-delinquent properties.

Read More...