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Corridor Alliance Chapter of Flint River Watershed Coalition state park open house

by Lucille James
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Please join Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission , City of Flint , and Michigan Department of Natural Resources for an open house to discuss Flint's new state park on Tues., October 4th, 2022 from 3pm-7pm at the newly re-opened Mott Park Recreation Area clubhouse!

Banking on Borrowed Land

by Lucille James
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Balancing rural and urban needs, climate change, and chronic underfunding, the land trust industry is in a moment of reckoning.
By Erin Kelly, ASLA

Land banks and land trusts have overlapping missions—stewarding land—but different frameworks and financing. Land banks and similar programs were originally put in place to maintain vacant, publicly owned land but not to invest in it. They start with the benefits of their highly people-adjacent land holdings and work outward—with more consideration for land as an economic development tool than as an ecological resource.

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Learn more about our Clean & Green program

by Lucille James
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Genesee County Land Bank supports community-based groups to maintain vacant properties in and around Flint through its Clean & Green program.

Watch the video below to learn more about our Clean & Green program.

Learn more about our Property Maintenance program

by Lucille James
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Genesee County Land Bank hires local crews to clear and mow all vacant properties in the City of Flint and all properties held by the Land Bank outside the city in Genesee County. 

Watch the video below to learn more about our property maintenance program.

Learn more about opportunties for Economic Development

by Lucille James
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Genesee County Land Bank creates opportunities for economic development through the sale of formerly tax-foreclosed properties.

Watch the video below to learn more about economic opportunities.

Learn more about Affordable Homeownership Opportunities

by Lucille James
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Genesee County Land Bank creates opportunities for homeownership through its Featured Home and Ready for Rehab programs.

Watch the video below to learn more about our homeownership programs.

Learn more about our Demolition program

by Lucille James
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

The Genesee County Land Bank demolishes formerly tax-foreclosed properties that are blighted beyond repair.

Click the video below to learn more about our demolition program.

GCLBA has rental vacancies available

by Lucille James
Monday, June 27, 2022

The Genesee County Land Bank Authority currently has rental vacancies available! Click this link for more information - https://www.thelandbank.org/rental_housing.asp

Genesee County Habitat for Humanit Homebuyer Class

by Lucille James
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Genesee County Habitat for Humanity has scheduled its June & July homebuyer classes for prospective Land Bank land contract purchasers. Click here for more details.

The 2022 Clean & Green season has officially started!

by Lucille James
Friday, May 13, 2022

This year 66 community-based groups will be working together to maintain 3,600 vacant properties every 3 weeks across the city. Groups picked up their materials and met together for the annual digital kick off last week with groups excited to start mowing this week!

Beyond Blight 2022 Release

by Lucille James
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The City of Flint and the Genesee County Land Bank are partnering in releasing Beyond Blight 2022, which provides direction for eliminating blight in Flint. Watch the video in this post for an overview or click here to view Beyond Blight 2022 in full.

Weed & Trash Abatement Crews have started the 2022 Season

by Lucille James
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Check out their schedule to see when you can expect the crews in your area. http://www.thelandbank.org/weed.asp
To report an issue other than mowing on a Land Bank property, please click on Contact Us on our website. Fill in the form, click submit, confirm that the information is correct and click "submit" one final time. An email will be sent to you to confirm receipt. Please do not reply to that email as it will not be received. We will send a follow up once your issue is being addressed. If you don't know the address or parcel number of a property, links are available to help you find it.

Lunch Break with the Land Bank - Ready For Rehab

by LIAA Support
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Watch our October episode of Lunch Break with the Land Bank virtual talk as we discuss our newest sales program, Ready for Rehab! We will review the appropriate steps needed to submit a completed offer form.

Presenters: Alexandria Riley, Sales & Development Director & Jennifer Riggs, Transaction Supervisor.

Lunch Break with the Land Bank - Property Maintenance

by Lucille James
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Watch our September episode of Lunch Break with the Land Bank to learn more about our community partnerships and the impact of our property maintenance work.

Presenter: Michael Freeman, Executive Director