Philadelphia Land Bank

This work is carried out in collaboration with residents, community-based organizations, partner nonprofits, city agencies and other municipal authorities. The Law Center continues to monitor the progress of the Land Bank and takes steps to ensure it works correctly.

Program Updates

March 2018
While Community Gardeners Conclude Legal Actions to Secure Land, Promise of Philadelphia Land Bank Remains Unfulfilled

December 2013
Philadelphia Moves Forward on Creating a Land Bank

December 2013
Land Bank Alliance Releases New Document that Charts the City’s Broken Property Disposition System

November 2013
Land Bank Alliance Calls for Streamlined Process

October 2013
Amy Laura Cahn Testifies before City Council Committee on Public Property and Public Works

Background Information