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March 14, 2019

Win a Vacant Lot and $5000!

What could YOU do with a vacant lot and $5000? Show us your plan and you could win one of three vacant lots and the funds to get it redeveloped. Find all the program details below – and check out our Pinterest boards for inspiration! Which Lots Can I Pick From? There are eleven lots…

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September 13, 2018

40th & Hamilton Area Land Assemblies

We want to hear from you! View the information handout and detailed maps for each site. PROJECT INFORMATION The Omaha Municipal Land Bank is seeking community input about the future development of several properties in the 40th & Hamilton area. While we are out talking to the neighborhoods about our sites, we are also gathering input about potential future…

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September 13, 2018

Intern Spotlight: Cora and Joey

Last month we welcomed Cora Kroeger and Joey Sechrist to the Land Bank team! We’re so proud of their work and pleased that we can help provide them relevant real-world experience. Say hello to Cora and Joey when you see them out and about in the community! Cora Kroeger, an Omaha native, hopes to be an…

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June 19, 2018

Now Hiring An Acquisitions Intern!

Apply by July 2nd! Summary:  The Omaha Municipal Land Bank is a public corporation acting in a governmental capacity and a political subdivision of the state of Nebraska. We are a catalyst for transforming distressed properties into community assets. In partnership with the Acquisitions Director, the Acquisitions Intern (hereafter “intern”) will assist with the acquisition…

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June 13, 2018

Meet Our Summer Interns!

The Omaha Land Bank welcomes two interns, Sydney and Kyle, from the Rural Futures Institute (RFI) Student Serviceship program of the University of Nebraska! Sydney and Kyle will be with us for ten weeks this summer, working on administrative and communications tasks. The Rural Futures Institute, one of four interdisciplinary Institutes of the University of Nebraska…

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January 29, 2018

Walnut Hill Reservoir

You may have heard that the Omaha Municipal Land Bank is interested in purchasing the Walnut Hill Reservoir site on the southeast corner of 40th and Hamilton Streets. While the Land Bank has been in discussion with Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD) about the potential acquisition of that site, at this time no portion of the…

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January 23, 2018

LB 854: Expanding Land Banks in Nebraska

The Nebraska Legislature is currently discussing LB 854, a bill introduced by Senator Quick that would expand the number of municipalities in Nebraska which may create a land bank. We believe the Omaha Municipal Land Bank can be used as a successful model to quickly and easily expand land banks to other Nebraska communities. You…

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October 5, 2017

Demolition Underway

We’ve begun demolition on some of the most unsafe properties in our community, in order to make way for new development! We are committed to working with the City of Omaha in order to demolish 400 of the most dangerous and dilapidated structures in our community; we call this our Vision 400 initiative. Donate today…

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