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Labor and Economic Opportunity

Blight Elimination Programs

The State Land Bank has demolished more than 3,300 blighted structures since 2010. Our agency works with local officials and local land banks to help strengthen and transform communities - of all sizes - across the state. 

2021 Blight Elimination Grant

The Michigan Department of Treasury and the State Land Bank Authority (SLBA) are pleased to announce a joint blight elimination grant opportunity for fiscal year 2021. Up to $200,000 is available for Michigan Economic Development Corporation's Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) to address blight in their communities. A total of $800,000 is to be awarded.

Applications are due Friday, April 19 at 5 p.m.

2021 Blight Elimination Grant Application

2021 Blight Elimination Grant Questions and Answers