Interested in buying a Landbank property? These resources are a great starting point.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Check out our FAQs for answers to some of the questions we get asked the most: Frequently Asked Questions

Resources for rehabbers:

We put together these documents for first-time rehabbers to use as a guide for understanding the expectations of the Landbank when buying a property. Also included is a sample budget and blank template as well as a list of contractors we have used in the past.


Online applications are available, but if you prefer a paper version, you can download those here.

Want to know more about the application process? We put together a summary of the process and timeline here.

Property Research

Properties at Sheriff’s Sale
(Must click “Agree” at the bottom of the page)

Auditor’s Website 
(Use Property Search Function on left)

(Search for address or parcel and find zoning information and property reports)

City of Cincinnati Vacated Building Maintenance License Ordinance (VBML)

City of Cincinnati Database of past code violations (Searchable by address)

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) (Cincinnati)

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) – Outside of the City of Cincinnati, contact the local municipality

Hamilton County Planning & Development (for projects outside the City of Cincinnati)

Have additional questions?

Send us an email or give us a call. Our team is available to answer your questions and walk through the application process. You can contact us via email at Make sure to include, along with a summary of your inquiry, the best way to contact you, whether by email or phone, and what time of day is typically the most convenient for you for a follow-up. Someone from the Landbank Team will be in touch.

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