Buildingdetroit.org is undergoing important security updates! To prepare, all current Own It Now listings without active offers will be disabled until Monday, July 13th, at which time they will reopen to offers. All Own It Now listings with active offers will proceed until their 72-hour countdown clocks expire. There will be no Auctions on Saturday, July 11th or Sunday, July 12th, Auctions previously slated for these dates have been rescheduled and everyone with a purchase inquiry on file has been notified. All activity will resume Monday, July 13th as normal.
The Detroit Land Bank Authority’s public lobby will reopen by appointment only beginning Monday, June 8th. Please note, the Guardian Building requires everyone entering the building to wear a mask. Lobby Hours are Monday – Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. Visitors must make an appointment at least one business day in advance by calling 313-974-6869. Visitors without an appointment will be asked to schedule a date and time to return.
Lobby capacity is limited to 4 people at a time to maintain social distance. To help us accommodate all visitors, please do not bring additional people with you unless necessary such as a translator, caregiver, or child. All visitors are required to wear a mask and complete a self-administered health screening upon entry.
The DLBA also offers virtual appointments. For assistance please call 313-974-6869 or contact your usual DLBA representative.
Payments, signed purchase agreements, contracts, or documents should be submitted electronically or mailed to:
Detroit Land Bank Authority
500 Griswold Street, Suite 1200
Detroit, MI, 48226
DLBA vendors receiving payments must request to have the check mailed or utilize ACH or ‘attach link to form’ options.
The DLBA is hosting virtual events for Rehabbed and Ready, Office Hours, and Building Blocks. Please check our events calendar for more information.
Prospective buyers can schedule private showings at current Auction, Own It Now, and Rehabbed and Ready listings. Go to the listing page of your desired property to request a showing. All prospective buyers are required to wear a mask and complete a self-administered health screening.
Please continue to check our website for updates as the coronavirus response continues to develop.
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