The DeKalb Regional Land Bank is a government entity that focuses on converting vacant, abandoned and tax-delinquent properties to productive use in order to stabilize neighborhoods and promote quality housing, encourage new industry and generate additional jobs. The DeKalb County BOC and CEO approved the intergovernmental agreement that established the DeKalb Regional Land Bank in August 2011. The City of Decatur and DeKalb County are the current partners in the land bank.
DeKalb County and the City of Decatur each appointed two representatives to the Board of Directors. Current board members are listed below:
Hassan Crockett, Ph.D., professor, Morehouse College
Richard Iheme Princewill, real estate developer
Lyn Menne, assistant city manager, City of Decatur
Amanda Thompson, planning director, City of Decatur
For detail information, please go to http://www.dekalbregionallba.org
Links to Land Bank information