The Portage County Land Bank facilitates the conversion of vacant, blighted, abandoned, and tax delinquent properties to productive use for the benefit of our community.
Land Bank 101
The Portage County Land Reutilization Corporation (PCLRC), or “land bank,” is a quasi-governmental nonprofit organization that was created by the Portage County Board of Commissioners. The land bank seeks to collaborate with local governments, lenders, nonprofits, and individual property owners, in a collective effort to return blighted and vacant properties to productive use.
The Land Bank’s New Construction Revolving Loan Fund (NC RLF) pilot program is a collaboration with the private sector that aims to leverage the Land Bank’s current and future inventory of vacant land and currently available funding to promote...
The Portage County Land Bank seeks to collaborate with local governments, residents, contractors and investors to acquire property, remove blight, and return land to productive use. The land bank can only intervene with properties that are tax delinquent. To determine if a property is tax delinquent, visit the Portage County Auditor’s website. To inquire about a specific property with the land bank complete a Property Inquiry Form (PDF) and contact us. If you are a contractor interested in doing business with the Land Bank complete the Contractor Registration Form.