Genesee County Land Bank presents Very Interesting Properties

Purchase a Very Interesting Property! These properties present a unique opportunity to reinvest in our community. The Land Bank welcomes new and innovative plans for these remarkable properties.

Homes sold through this program are unique but often in need of significant repair. To purchase a property through this program, scroll down to check out current listings or sign up for our VIP mailing list below. If you see a property you like:

  • Step 1 – Show up to view the home during the listed open house hours.
  • Step 2 – Put together your plans for the property, cost of development or renovations, proof of funds/financing and be sure to answer all questions in the Proposal Guidelines.
  • Step 3 – Submit your proposal by email (, fax (810-257-3090), or drop box in 1st floor lobby of Land Bank building.
  • Step 4 – Land Bank staff will review your offer following the scoring criteria provided below.


401 W Fifth St,  Flint
VIP Property
401 W Fifth St, Flint
This house will be shown on:

Wednesday, May 31, 2022; 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

This historic American Colonial has endless potential. Live/work opportunity with basement walkout access potential to Grand Traverse St and comes with a 2-car garage. Located in Grand Traverse District Neighborhood, in Downtown Flint.

5 Bedrooms
2.5 Bathrooms

Proposal Guidelines

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Scoring Criteria

Feasibility or Project
Neighborhood Benefit
Local Individuals/Businesses


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