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The mission of the Hamilton County Land Reutilization Corporation (HCLRC or Landbank)  is to return vacant properties to productive use. In cooperation with governmental and non-governmental partners, as well as private developers, the HCLRC focuses on providing diverse commercial and residential opportunities through catalytic investment in neighborhoods. These investments will lead to improved community quality of life, blight and nuisance abatement, stabilization, revitalization, increased property values and will return unproductive properties to contributing, tax-paying status.

Formation

The Hamilton County Land Reutilization Corporation (HCLRC), also known as the Landbank, was incorporated by the Hamilton County Treasurer in October 2011 and the HCLRC Board was appointed in January 2012.

In February 2012, the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority was contracted to serve as the management company for the HCLRC. Under this agreement, the Port Authority staff provides all executive and administrative services for the HCLRC. This relationship allows the HCLRC to use the tools, expertise, and resources of the Port Authority as to efficiently carry out the HCLRC’s purpose and goals.

Board of Directors

The Board is comprised of members as designated by the Ohio Revised Code and experts and leaders in the fields of real estate, local government, and economic development from Hamilton County.

Chair Greg Hartmann Board of County Commissioners
Vice Chair Joe Honerlaw Township Representative
Director Todd Portune Board of County Commissioners
Director Chris Monzel Board of County Commissioners
Director Robert Goering Hamilton County Treasurer
Director Roxanne Qualls Largest Municipality Representative
Director Mark Quarry Municipality
Director Tom Weidman Township
Director Carolyn Rolfes Real Estate Representative

The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority staff provides all executive and administrative services to fulfill the HCLRC staffing needs.

Board meetings of the Hamilton County Land Reutilization Corporation are held quarterly and are open to the public. Visit the Landbank site for dates and information.