The Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA) has rescheduled some Auction sales to later dates due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on business operations. Please check the listing page to confirm upcoming Auctions. Own It Now, and online Side Lot sales will continue as normal.
In addition, the DLBA’s public lobby is CLOSED until further notice, in response to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-21 (COVID-19) directing all residents to stay home.
The entire DLBA staff is working from home and is ready to provide virtual service to our constituents. For assistance or to make a virtual appointment, please call 313-974-6869, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact your usual DLBA representative.
Auction, Own It Now, and online Side Lot sales will continue uninterrupted.
Payments, signed purchase agreements, contracts, or documents must 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 following public schedule changes are also in effect from now until at least April 13th:
- Office Hours for Community Affairs, Buy Back, and Compliance
- Open House tours for Auction and Rehabbed & Ready properties
- Community Affairs attendance at group meetings
- Building Blocks and all other DLBA-sponsored events
Please continue to check our website as operations may continue to change as the coronavirus situation develops.
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