Detroit Land Bank
Since its creation in 2011, the quasi-public authority has continually faced criticism.
The new goal is for 76 homes to be rehabbed by 2024.
Philip Kafka has signed an agreement with the city to potentially purchase and develop 100 properties in the area. He wants to turn most of it into green space.
A program meant to put properties back on the tax rolls may result in more evictions.
A chance look through the Land Bank’s listings found a returning Detroiter’s childhood home.
With the amount of property it owns, is the Detroit land bank selling houses fast enough?
The tour will offer history and information on vacant homes for sale in Jefferson-Chalmers and Riverbend, with resources for homebuyers.
It needs a full rehab, but could be gorgeous when it’s done.
This house received a bid for $240,100, a new record for the Land Bank auction.
The house was the family home of Dr. Albert Henry Johnson, the third African American graduate from the Detroit College of Medicine and one of the founders of Dunbar Hospital, the first African American non-profit hospital in Detroit
John O’Malley’s Brightmoor home is now metaphorically, and physically, stuck in the middle of two candidates. Artist Ryan Mendoza painted the blighted homes white and spelled out the candidates’ names in bullet holes.
The city has demolished over 9,800 structures since 2014. Here are two more.