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

Create-a-Project 

 

Purchase Lots Through the Create-a-Project Program

Lot Licensing Program

Create-a-Project with your community group! The DLBA's new program makes it easier for legal entities to buy vacant land at an affordable price of $250 per lot.


Who is Eligible to License DLBA Lots?


Block Clubs and Community Groups that are registered as LLCs or 501(c)(3) Non-Profits.


What kind of projects are eligible?


Community gardens, play spaces, and other community benefit projects. Please note all projects must be approved by the City of Detroit’s Department of Neighborhoods.

 

What Lots Are Eligible?

Listed Neighborhood Lots are eligible for purchase through the Create-a-Project Program.


To find available lots in your community group’s designated neighborhood, use the DLBA’s All Listings Map. Remember to filter your search by “Neighborhood Lot” as seen in the image here. If you need assistance finding available lots in your area, please contact us at [email protected]

 
CLICK HERE TO APPLY TO PURCHASE LOTS THROUGH THE CREATE-A-PROJECT PROGRAM

The DLBA is partnering with the City of Detroit to offer temporary licenses to Block Clubs and Community Groups to conduct clean-up projects on DLBA owned lots.

Lot Licenses will provide short-term access to DLBA owned lots for the duration of the clean-up activities. Lot Licensing applicants are required to apply for clean-up funds through the City of Detroit’s Neighborhood Beautification Program.


Who is Eligible to License DLBA Lots?


Block Clubs and Community Groups that are registered as LLCs or 501(c)3 Non-Profits. Please note all projects must be approved by the City of Detroit’s Department of Neighborhoods.

 

What Lots Are Eligible?


Listed Neighborhood Lots eligible for lot licenses.


To find available lots in your community group’s designated neighborhood, use the DLBA’s All Listings Map. Remember to filter your search by “Neighborhood Lot” as seen in the image here. If you need assistance finding available lots in your area, please contact us at [email protected]

 

 
CLICK HERE TO APPLY TO LICENSE LOTS FOR CLEAN-UP ACTIVITIES