Request for Qualifications: The Port / Landbank Lawn Maintemance
The Landbank seeks qualified contractors to complete lawn maintenance on Landbank owned properties (those with and without a structure). The Landbank will award annual contracts to multiple contractors and will distribute the work based on geographic area, contractor capacity, or in any manner that best accomplishes the work. Contracts are for one year, with the option to extend for additional one-year periods, if so desired by both parties. Final qualifications are due by March 25, 2021.Read More
Through rehab, stabilization or new-build
We operate a market-rate housing program as well as a historic structure stabilization program to prepare properties for new owners.
Through new owners with a plan
We work to sell properties to people and organizations with a transformative vision. Have an idea for a property? Let us know!
Through community partners and municipalities
We collaborate with communities and local government to ensure properties are repositioned in alignment with community plans.
Top Ten Landbank Sales of 2019
In 2019, the Landbank sold 175 properties through its various programs in Hamilton County. Formerly vacant and abandoned properties are finding new life as homes, gardens, multi-family developments, and more.Read More
Blight to Bright
Our impact? Vibrant, productive properties where blight and vacancy once held residence, transforming communities one lot at a time.
Interested in purchasing a Landbank property? These resources are a great place to start.
Learn more about the application process, explore resources for doing property research, and check out a helpful guide for first-time rehabbers.Resources
Instead of tearing down these houses, I want to bring them back to life with families living in them. Like there were when I was growing up here. I live on this street and I want to see this neighborhood be active again.
When Davis bought 3713 Cass from the Landbank, one of the walls of the house was falling down and the roof was open to the weather. Today, a family lives in the 2,500 square foot house built in 1911. Davis and his friend and neighbor of 20 years, Terry Lowery, worked together to rehab 3713 Cass. Lowery also bought a house on Cass. He’s been rehabbing it while living in it. He plans to stay in the home once he’s finished with the rehab.Read More About This Success Story