Since 1991 Georgia Land Banks have been tackling vacancy and abandonment in an increasing number of communities. Georgia Land Banks are created by local governments and have special powers that help them achieve the ability to acquire tax delinquent properties and remove blight. Land Banks serve as a strategic tool within local governments to improve property values and return properties to effective use and revenue generation.
The Augusta, Georgia Land Bank Authority’s mission is to Identify, Improve, Reactivate and Redistribute vacant, abandoned, and dilapidated properties for housing, economic and civic purposes. We work tirelessly to improve the quality of life in our community by promoting economic growth, reducing blight, and encouraging sustainable development.
The Augusta, Georgia Land Bank Authority has the following priorities for use of AGLBA properties: