The Detroit Land Bank Authority’s public lobby is open by appointment only. Lobby Hours are Monday – Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm. The lobby is closed from 1 pm to 2 pm for lunch.

Building Blocks

As our City looks to restore balance, the Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA) continues its effort in eliminating blight. The DLBA hosts Virtual Building Blocks events as part of a continued, neighborhood-focused approach promoting Auction and Own it Now sales, as well as valuable resources for prospective home buyers. Join the DLBA for presentations and virtual tours of select properties. Check out the neighborhood amenities map below which highlights nearby businesses, schools, libraries, and more. Click on the resource section for information from DLBA departments and external partners designed to help buyers succeed.

Bringing home ownership resources to you, providing an opportunity to be part of Detroit’s revitalization.

Grant/Nortown Neighborhood
Virtual Building Blocks Event,
Thursday, March 4, 2021, 5:00-6:30PM

Join us at 5:00PM to 6:30PM EST for a Virtual Experience via Zoom webinar.

Tour DLBA Featured Auction Homes

Auction homes are eligible for discounts

Complete a virtual tour by clicking “watch video” below property photos. After watching, click here for a coupon good for 1 free, in-person property viewing (normally $35). You must create an account on before making a bid or offer on a property. Create an account here.

7555 EmilyWatch Video
7586 E RobinwoodWatch Video
19164 ConcordWatch Video

*Houses will need to be renovated and occupied after purchase*

Property bidding starts at $1000.

"Own It Now homes eligible for Homebuyer Counseling Discount only"

Amenity Map

We have sold 119 Side Lots in the Grant/Nortown neighborhood , there are more than 380 remaining for sale, please visit our Side Lot page.

DLBA Disclaimer of Endorsement

Any reference obtained from this packet to a specific product, process or service does not constitute or imply an endorsement by the Detroit Land Bank Authority or the City of Detroit of the product, process or service, or its producer or provider.

TCF Bank

Department of Neighborhoods

Covid-19 Resources

Financial Empowerment Center

For assistance, or additional inquiries please call 313-974-6869, email at [email protected]