What is the Residential Rehabilitation Program?

Rehabilitation of Richland County Land Bank eligible properties with structures to be rehabilitated by Owner Occupant’s Primary Residence.

RCLRC may offer properties with structure(s) that do not have demolition orders to Qualified Owner Occupant for the consideration of $1,000.00 plus $89.00 recording fee. All properties will be Sold As IS. All sales stipulate “buyer beware”. All sales are without warranty or guarantee.

RCLRC will provide Perspective Owner Occupant and contractors’ access to interior and exterior of property for inspection and estimate purposes after applicant has shown proof of credit worthiness.

RCLRC will provide a written property inspection by an independent contractor. Plans and cost estimates must address issues contained within property inspection.

Perspective Owner Occupant must provide to RCLRC the following to qualify:

Completed Application for Rehab Property

  • Written request for property
  • Written plan for rehab
  • Plans
  • Specs
  • Cost Estimate
  • Project timeline
  • Proof of rehabilitation financing
  • Contractor information
  • Proof of Insurability upon rehab completion
  • Proof of sustainability income

All perspective applications must be complete and include all of the information requested before being considered by the Board of Directors. If two or more Owner Occupant applicants are interested in a property, all perspective purchasers will be notified by mail at which time they will be asked to submit their best and highest bid within 10 days from the date of mailing. Property will go to highest bidder. All bid amounts will be confidential until after the 10 days has expired.

Owner occupant must sign and certify that they will occupy the property as their primary residence for a minimum of 5 years

Richland County Land Bank                           
50 Park Avenue East                                          
Mansfield, Ohio 44902                                        
Lower Level One (L1)

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