2016 Vacant Property Maintenance Plan

The Land Bank is mowing vacant properties in Flint and Genesee County again this year. Land Bank crews service vacant Land Bank properties outside of the city of Flint. Check out the 2016 Vacant Property Maintenance Plan to learn more about the multifaceted approach to mowing vacant properties in Flint.

 

Spring Over to Chevy Commons 

Spring over to Chevy Commons to enjoy bright colors along the river.  The Genesee County Land Bank, City of Flint and Genesee County Parks Department formed a new partnership to initiate Phase III of site development as part of the larger Flint Riverfront Restoration Project. 

See our Spring Newsletter to learn more              

Demolition of Glen Acres Apartments Spurs Hope for Flint’s North Side

The demolition of Glen Acres Apartments on Pierson Road in Flint creates opportunities for reinvestment. The City of Flint and the Genesee County Land Bank collaborated to complete Phase I, including 8 of 13 buildings.  Phase II, including the remaining 5 buildings, is tentatively scheduled for August 2016.

See our Spring Newsletter to learn more

 

“Good Bye” to the Former Ramada Inn

The eyesore that created many issues for Mt Morris Township is now gone.  This project, along with many other blight elimination projects and infrastructure improvement work on Pierson Road, is helping to prepare the area for redevelopment. 

See our Spring Newsletter to learn more.

 

2016 Clean & Green Kick-Off

More than 120 community members representing 59 community-based groups gathered in April to kick-off this year’s Clean & Green Program. From April to September, groups will clean and green more than 3,200 vacant properties in and around Flint every three weeks, the equivalent of roughly 133 city blocks.

See our Spring Newsletter to learn more.

 

50 Properties to be Demolished with County Funding

Before the end of the year, the Land Bank will demolish 50 properties (6 commercial and 44 residential) in communities outside the City of Flint with $1 million in county funds.

See our Spring Newsletter to learn more.                

$13.9 Million for Demolition in the Flint Area

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSDHA) awarded the Genesee County Land Bank an additional $13.9 million in Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) dollars to demolish ~1,000 blighted and tax-foreclosed houses.  This new award will bring the total HHF award up to nearly $49 million to demolish more than 3,700 blighted houses.

See our Spring Newsletter to learn more. 

MISSION

The Land Bank's mission is to restore value to the community by acquiring, developing and selling vacant and abandoned properties in cooperation with stakeholders who value responsible land ownership.

The Land Bank will be closed on Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day.

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