Demolition Program
By working with local government officials, the Chautauqua County Land Bank Corporation is able to identify and prioritize blighted structures to be removed from the landscape.
Rehabs 4 Sale
Abandoned, foreclosed homes that are structurally sound are acquired and sold below market value to community members who will commit to a renovation plan.
Vacant Lot Disposition
The Chautauqua County Land Bank Corporation sells or transfers vacant lots to a neighbor who is willing to take the responsibility and commit to maintaining it.
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Programs We Offer | Chautauqua County Land Bank

Programs We Offer - Chautauqua County Land BankThe main goal of the Chautauqua County Land Bank is to promote community and economic development through providing various programs to help address abandoned property issues. By providing community development programs, we can help minimize negative impacts that vacant, abandoned, condemned, and foreclosed properties cause. We work with community organizations and county legislature to implement these numerous land bank programs.

Programs that the Chautauqua County Land Bank offers include:

The Chautauqua County Land Bank strives to help our community combat problems associated with blight through the use of these programs. By acquiring, disposing, maintaining, and strategically reusing properties, we can aim to progressively develop Chautauqua County as a whole. View some of our various success stories that we've worked on in the past.

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Recent News & Updates

GOOD-BYE: Portage Inn meets its end

Determined to be unsafe as well as unsightly, the long-abandoned Portage Inn on N. Portage Avenue in Westfield was demolished Thursday.

Portage Inn set for demolition

The dangerously decrepit Portage Inn building in downtown Westfield will soon disappear from 18-28 N. Portage St. now that the village board unanimous...

And the walls fall down

The city of Dunkirk will be opening bids Monday for asbestos surveys on seven properties that would get them closer to demolition.

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