Rochester land bank awarded $1.5 million to fix vacant home issues

WHAM Rochester reports on $1.5 million granted to the Rochester Land Bank Corporation.

"The Rochester Land Bank Corporation (RLBC) was awarded $1,500,000. The money will serve three programs in the area:

  • Up to ten blighted buildings will be demolished
  • Homeownership Assistance Program for Vacant Houses will help first-time homeowners to purchase vacant homes with subsidies for renovations
  • An affordable rental housing project that will produce at least 20 units of affordable housing"