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67.5  Million for Demolition in Flint and Genesee County


Since 2014, the Genesee County Land Bank Authority (GCLBA) has received a total of $67.5 million in Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) dollars for demolition in Flint and Genesee County. The funding enables the GCLBA to work with its partners, including the City of Flint, the Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission, and local units of government throughout Genesee County, to demolish more than 5,000 blighted and abandoned houses by the spring of 2019. 

The HHF was established in 2010 with $7.6 billion awarded to 18 states and Washington, D.C. to fund foreclosure relief programs after the housing crisis. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Hardest Hit Fund, part of the federal Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), is designed to help homeowners in states hit hardest by the housing crisis.

Hardest Hit Fund Grants Awarded to The Genesee County Land Bank Authority

HHF Grant and Timeframe

Award Amount

Estimated Number of Demolitions

HHF 1 – Flint Area  (2014 – 2015)

$22.7 million

1,776 (actual)

HHF 2 & 3 – Flint Area


$12 million


HHF 4 – Flint Area


$13.9 million


HHF 5 - Flint Area (2017-2018)

$17.6  million


HHF 6 Genesee County


$1.24 million



$67.5 million



For information on bidding and contracting demolition work click here.

For information on the status of properties scheduled for demolition under the HHF program in the City of Flint, go to the

Click on the link below for the schedule and list of all HHF demolitions in progress in the City of Flint and Genesee County.

2018-2019 Non City of Flint Schedule and List of HHF Demolitions in Progress (HHF 4,5 & 6 combined)

HHF Strategic Plans & Funding Requests

HHF1 & 2 Funding Request
HHF3 Funding Request 
HHF4 Funding Request
HHF5 Funding Request
HHF6 Funding Request (Genesee Co.) 

Other Information

Public Information Session Q & A Post Cards



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