Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Northside CURC to buy vacant City parcel

An ordinance allowing the City to sell a vacant parcel of land to Cincinnati Northside Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation (CNCURC) has been passed unanimously by Cincinnati City Council.

CNCURC has offered to pay the fair market value of $4,400 for the 0.1-acre parcel at , on which it plans to build a new single-family home and off-street parking for an adjacent house at 1422 Chase Avenue.

The project is part of phase two of the non-profit's Fergus Street Homeownership Project.

4120 Mad Anthony Street has been a vacant lot since 2004 and has been part of the Cincinnati Land Reutilization Program (CLRP) since 2006.

CLRP, established by council in 1996 to return abandoned property to tax-generating use, is managed by the Department of City Planning.

Previous reading on BC:
Cincinnati may sell surplus parcel to Northside CURC (3/17/09)
Northside CURC seeking donations for third green house (7/31/08)
Inside the Northside HOMEs, 6/24/08 (7/7/08)
Inside the Northside HOMEs (3/13/08)
Northside HOME photo update, 12/17/07 (12/24/07)


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