Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • Cleveland Fire Department Trains at Land Bank Property

    In most cases, intentionally setting a home on fire would be considered arson. However, firefighters in Cleveland recently set a house on fire as part of their training. Cleveland Fire Academy students participated in a live burn Urban Search and… Read more › The post Cleveland Fire Department Trains at Land Bank Property appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • Meet The Team

    Again, we're highlighting one of our Cuyahoga Land Bank team members. We hope you enjoy learning more about the people who help make our organization what it is. Read more › The post Meet The Team appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Sharing Knowledge Internationally

    Leaders of the Cuyahoga Land Bank recently met with a group of 14 students from the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany. The students were in the U.S. researching development paths of shrinking cities in different planning cultural environments. Read more › The post Sharing Knowledge Internationally appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • Heinen’s Food Production Facility to Open in June

    When Heinen’s began looking for land in 2013 to build its new food production facility, the City of Warrensville Heights asked the Cuyahoga Land Bank to work with it to help keep Heinen’s in Warrensville Heights.  The family-owned and operated… Read more › The post Heinen’s Food Production Facility to Open in June appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • Urban Winery to Offer a Taste of Italy

    Carrots, tomatoes, green beans, and grapevines – which of these things is not like the other?  While community gardens are best known for fresh, seasonal produce, one local garden is mixing things up and expanding its crop with the addition… Read more › The post Urban Winery to Offer a Taste of Italy appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • Community Collaborations Grants Announced

    The Cuyahoga Land Bank awarded its first-ever round of community grants. The Community Collaborations Grant program builds upon and creates new partnerships with local non-profits and other faith-based organizations that advance both the missions of the Cuyahoga Land Bank and the collaborations organizations. Read more › The post Community Collaborations Grants Announced appeared first on Cuyahoga...

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • New house rises on Scenic Street lot in Lakewood’s West End

    One of Lakewood’s newest homes is about to go on the market.  The 1,425-square-foot, two-story house was built by Prairie Stone Group on a vacant lot at 1427 Scenic St., in the city’s West End. Ian Andrews, executive director of… Read more › The post New house rises on Scenic Street lot in Lakewood’s West End appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • News from Our Board

    At its March meeting, the Board of Directors of the Cuyahoga Land Bank unanimously re-elected Cleveland City Councilman Anthony Brancatelli and Warrensville Heights Mayor Brad Sellers to a third term as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the organization. Read more › The post News from Our Board appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • Meet the Team

    From time to time, we're highlighting one of our Cuyahoga Land Bank team members. We hope you enjoy learning more about the people who help make our organization what it is. Read more › The post Meet the Team appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Making a Difference Through Community Collaboration

      At the Cuyahoga Land Bank, we understand that collaboration is key in making real change in our community.  In response to increasing requests for assistance from organizations and church groups that are doing good works in our neighborhoods, the… Read more › The post Making a Difference Through Community Collaboration appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • What is the Effect of a Vacant or Abandoned Property?

    Vacant and abandoned properties can have negative spillover effects that often impact neighboring properties and, when concentrated, entire communities and even cities, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Research has linked foreclosed, vacant, and abandoned properties… Read more › The post What is the Effect of a Vacant or Abandoned Property? appeared first on Cuyah...

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • Swingos Property Sees New Life

    Abandoned nearly eight years, the former Swingos on the Lake – the popular restaurant with unbeatable lake and downtown views – will soon be home to a new lakefront eatery thanks to the vision of local restaurateur Tony George. Read more › The post Swingos Property Sees New Life appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • Lawn Life: The Secret to Success

    The Cuyahoga Land Bank recently added Lawn Life to its diverse list of contractors to maintain the Land Bank’s inventory of vacant lots. Founded in Cincinnati and expanded to Cleveland in 2014, Lawn Life employs inner city teens (age 16… Read more › The post Lawn Life: The Secret to Success appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • From Public Nuisance to Community Greenspace

    Through strategic planning and cooperation of public and non-profit entities, 3.6 acres of land surrounding Bear Creek in Bedford is now home to a flood plain habitat protected by the West Creek Conservancy. Bear Creek flows into Tinker’s Creek, the… Read more › The post From Public Nuisance to Community Greenspace appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Welcoming the Wrecking Ball

    After numerous foreclosures, liens and, finally, a public nuisance label, the Executive Club complex on Center Ridge Road in Rocky River came tumbling down in late January. The 46,000-square-foot complex, once home to a social and fitness club, was demolished… Read more › The post Welcoming the Wrecking Ball appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • All in the Neighborhood

    Father and Son Team Up to Renovate Vacant House When Michael Rubin Sr. retired from teaching, he dreamt of taking a well-deserved vacation and spending quality time with his wife and family. His plans, though, were put on hold once… Read more › The post All in the Neighborhood appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

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  • Lakewood’s Scenic Park House Closer To Completion

    Winter tends to be a time for hibernation and relative inactivity, but not for Dana Paul, builder of the spectacular new single-family home coming to fruition at 1427 Scenic Street in Lakewood. Paul, a Lakewood resident and owner of Prairie… Read more › The post Lakewood’s Scenic Park House Closer To Completion appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Cuyahoga County demolition fund puts dent in housing-market distress

    From East Cleveland to Rocky River, demolition of abandoned, blighted houses is giving the local housing market a boost. Read the full article in The Plain Dealer HERE. The post Cuyahoga County demolition fund puts dent in housing-market distress appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Cuyahoga Land Bank Reaches Major Milestone

    The Cuyahoga Land Bank hit a milestone today as it demolished its 5,000th blighted structure in Cuyahoga County since forming in 2009. The building was on Laumar Avenue in Cleveland’s South Broadway neighborhood. The post Cuyahoga Land Bank Reaches Major Milestone appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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  • New Home Dedication

    The Cuyahoga Land Bank took part in a dedication and prayer service welcoming a mother and her two sons to their New Horizons home in Cleveland Heights in late December. The New Horizons Housing Collaborative, a program of The City… Read more › The post New Home Dedication appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Cuyahoga Land Bank Facilitates Church Donation

    When the members of Oehlhoff United Methodist Church closed their doors as a worshipping congregation in June 2016, the Trustees of the North Coast District of The United Methodist Church were assigned as the property’s trustees. “Our main concern was to… Read more › The post Cuyahoga Land Bank Facilitates Church Donation appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

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  • Cuyahoga Land Bank Community Collaboration Workshop 2016

    http://cuyahogalandbank.org The mission of the Cuyahoga Land Bank is to strategically acquire properties, return them to productive use, reduce blight, increase property values, support community goals and improve the quality of life for county residents.

  • WEWS-Cuyahoga Land Bank Interview

    The Cuyahoga Land Bank was featured on Kaleidoscope on WEWS in September 2016. Leon Bibb interviewed Gus Frangos, Cuyahoga Land Bank President and General Council, and Cleveland Councilman Anthony Brancatelli, Chairman of the Board of the Cuyahoga Land Bank.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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Generated 3 months ago

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  • To Demo or Not to Demo

    Anyone who has ever lived near an abandoned home knows what kind of neighborhood trouble it can invite (drugs, crime activity) and what it can do to your home’s property value (hint: it’s not good).  Abandoned and distressed properties continue… Read more › The post To Demo or Not to Demo appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Going Green | Portman Visit | Tax Foreclosure 101 | Refugee Resettlement | New Blog – 8.1.16

    The post Going Green | Portman Visit | Tax Foreclosure 101 | Refugee Resettlement | New Blog – 8.1.16 appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • At last! Executive Club comes tumbling down

    By Sue Botos, WestLife About eight years after the last tenant moved out of the Executive Club complex, the abandoned and deteriorating Center Ridge Road buildings finally met the wrecking ball last week, much to the joy of city officials.… Read more › The post At last! Executive Club comes tumbling down appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Cuyahoga Land Bank Named Semifinalist in Harvard’s 2017 Innovations in American Government Awards Competition

    The Cuyahoga Land Bank recently was named a semifinalist in Harvard University’s 2017 Innovations in American Government Awards competition.  The Awards are presented annually by The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of… Read more › The post Cuyahoga Land Bank Named Semifinalist in Harvard’s 2017 Innovations in American Government Awards Competition ...

  • Rocky River to Try Again for Wooster/Shoreland Park Grant

      By Sue Boros, West Life After being turned down earlier this year, city officials will again try to secure a county grant for turning vacant land at the corner of Wooster Road and Shoreland Drive into a neighborhood park.… Read more › The post Rocky River to Try Again for Wooster/Shoreland Park Grant appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Transforming Student Loan Debt into Home Equity

    Did you know that the total federal student college loan debt owed equals $1.3 trillion? Did you also know that in Ohio’s 9th Congressional District there are more than 57,000 habitable-but-vacant homes sitting on the market? Read more › The post Transforming Student Loan Debt into Home Equity appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Cuyahoga Land Bank Receives Auditor of State Award

    For the 9th year in a row, the Cuyahoga Land Bank has received a perfect audit from the Ohio State Auditor’s Office. The five-week annual audit is required of all county land banks. It examines all of the operations of the Cuyahoga Land Bank, its financial systems, its accounting procedures and outcomes as well as all of its personnel and financial obligations. Read more › The post Cuyahoga Land...

  • Ohio Land Bank Conference 2016

    Annual Gathering Draws Record Attendees For anyone interested in addressing blight in their community, there was no better place to be October 25-27 than the annual Thriving Communities Institute’s Ohio Land Bank Conference.  More than 300 attendees from both the… Read more › The post Ohio Land Bank Conference 2016 appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Fisher House Plans Progress

    On November 1, the Cuyahoga Land Bank brought together stakeholders of the ongoing Greater Cleveland Fisher House project to hear first-hand the progress being made in making a Fisher House a reality in our community. A Fisher House is a… Read more › The post Fisher House Plans Progress appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Honoring All Who Served

    “On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live… Read more › The post Honoring All Who Served appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Surrounded by Strength

    When an athlete is competing for a prize, it is good to be surrounded by the strength of fellow teammates.  Such is the case with the First Suburbs Consortium which consists of Cleveland’s inner-ring suburbs. The organization held its 20th Year celebration… Read more › The post Surrounded by Strength appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Reclaiming Vacant Properties

    In late September, a few Cuyahoga Land Bank staff members traveled to Baltimore, Maryland for the Center for Community Progress Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference 2016. More than 1,000 professionals converged on Baltimore for three days of engagement and learning.   The… Read more › The post Reclaiming Vacant Properties appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Demolitions Near 100 Mark in August

    The Acquisitions, Dispositions and Development team at the Cuyahoga Land Bank had a busy summer battling neighborhood blight, reaching 98 homes demolished throughout the county in August. “We are making real progress toward recovery from the foreclosure crisis,” says Cheryl… Read more › The post Demolitions Near 100 Mark in August appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

  • Partner Spotlight: Pnuema Chapel

    Spend any time with Pastor Grace Dent and you quickly realize she is a dynamo.  As pastor of Pneuma Chapel in the North Collinwood neighborhood of Cleveland, Pastor Dent works tirelessly to bring new opportunities, assistance and mentoring to her… Read more › The post Partner Spotlight: Pnuema Chapel appeared first on Cuyahoga Land Bank Blog.

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Generated 8 months ago

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  • The Red Fox (Signage) Finds its Way Home

    A very unique and special piece of northeast Ohio dining history recently was discovered in a barn that straddles land parcels in Gates Mills and Hunting Valley.  The heavily tax delinquent parcels were acquired by the Cuyahoga Land Bank through… Read more › The post The Red Fox (Signage) Finds its Way Home appeared first on Making a Difference - Property by Property.

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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Generated 8 months ago

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  • Going Green

    Each summer, the Cuyahoga Land Bank works to “green” vacant land left behind after a blighted house is demolished.  Vacant lots are either held for future development, transferred to the appropriate municipality or converted to other productive uses.  Our land reuse experts are… Read more › The post Going Green appeared first on Making a Difference - Property by Property.

  • Tax Foreclosure 101

    By Terri Kevany The impact of tax foreclosures and forfeitures in Cuyahoga County is far reaching. Tax foreclosures impact homeowners and the overall economic health of our region. The Cuyahoga Land Bank recently participated in an informational workshop convened by Cuyahoga County officials for all County administrative offices, Community Development Corporations (CDCs), and municipalities to bet...

Cuyahoga Land Bank Advantage Renovation Programs

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