Mahoning County Land Bank’s Effect on Property Values and Crime

Debora Flora, executive director for the Mahoning County Land Bank, discusses how the land bank is funded and the effects it has on property values and crime.

“To see 68% increase in housing prices across the board and 67% increases in some of Youngstown’s most challenged neighborhoods after demo I think says a lot about the possibilities that exist here,” Flora says.

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