Purchase Vacant Property From Landbank

What is the Landbank?

The Landbank Authority is a cooperative effort by the major taxing authorities in Louisville Metro (city of Louisville, commonwealth of Kentucky and Jefferson County Public Schools). Its mission is to put vacant and abandoned properties back into productive use to improve our neighborhoods by increasing property values, stimulate the tax base, and reducing crime rates.

The Landbank has a number of buildings and vacant parcels available for purchase. Visit our Interactive Property Viewer, where you can find property information, online application forms, and all other property-related information. The first time you apply, you will need to create an account. This will allow you to apply for properties and to check the status of previous applications.

To learn more about the Landbank’s sales programs, please click on the link below for either lots, structures, or special sales.

Ready to find a property and apply? Check out the Interactive Property Viewer.


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Special Sales
Nelligan Avenue vacant lots


Landbank Authority 101

The class, hosted in October 2022, gives an overview of the Landbank Authority and its new property sales programs, as well as best practices when applying to purchase a vacant lot or structure from the Landbank Authority.

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