Special meeting of the Detroit Land Bank Authority Board of Directors at 9am on Thursday, May 28th.
32nd floor, Cadillac Tower, 65 Cadillac Square, Detroit 48226

Upcoming Open Houses (by neighborhood)

12835 Buffalo
Sunday, June 7, 2015 |  2pm-5pm
Registration Site:
Islamic Center of North Detroit 12605 McDougall St Detroit, MI 48212
Properties Being Shown:
  • 12915 Buffalo
  • 12835 Buffalo
  • 13232 Bloom
  • 5829 Emeline
  • 2938 McLean
  • 12838 Caldwell
  • 13406 Hasse
  • 13413 Hasse
  • 13421 Hasse

Our Stories


A guy who does what somebody’s gotta do

Detroit Free Press

Jim Schaefer interviews Steven Harris about surprising discoveries made while cleaning out Detroit abandoned houses to ready them for auction.

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Mapping out how Detroit is tackling a mountain of blight


No one who has driven through Detroit is surprised by what confronts city residents: More than 84,600 properties are blighted by one estimate, a staggering number that means more than one in five parcels citywide is tainted by a dilapidated structure.

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Determined in Detroit

Construction & Demolition Recycling

Blighted housing demolitions are ramping up in Detroit like never before, and demolition contractors are working diligently to meet the aggressive timetable.

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Detroit land bank auction’s first purchased home sells for $86,500 asking price

Crain's Detroit Business

Just 4 Land bank-auctioned homes have been completed since the program started. The house at 5811 Grayton St. is one — and now it’s for sale.

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The new geographers: How Detroiters are mapping a better future for the city

Model D

Last month, a quiet yet monumental shift occurred in the way government is run in Detroit when the city unveiled its new open data portal. For a city with well-known technological limitations, the portal is a major first step in its effort to modernize its technological infrastructure and develop a culture of transparency.

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Councilmen: Detroit must work to stabilize neighborhoods

Detroit Free Press

Two Detroit councilmen said Friday that the shooting of federal Judge Terrence Berg shows that crime — although down significantly — can happen anywhere and that the city has work to do to stabilize all neighborhoods.

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