welcome home program

Ready to purchase a home?  The Welcome Home Program is for people, or organizations, interested in acquiring residential property through the Summit County Land Bank.  Additional information and application materials are available below.

Submitting an application for the Welcome Home Program will notify the Summit County Land Bank of your interest in acquiring property, but does not guarantee the Summit County Land Bank will approve the application, acquire any property, or sell any property to the applicant.

Welcome Home program application materials

Welcome Home Program Application

Welcome Home Program Application Instructions

Welcome Home Program Property Supplement

Welcome Home Program Applicant Supplement (Individual)

Welcome Home Program Applicant Supplement (Non-Profit/For-Profit)

Welcome Home Program Interest & Offer Form (for properties already owned by the Summit County Land Bank)

Welcome Home Program Guidelines

PLEASE BE ADVISED: The Welcome Home Program Guidelines are currently undergoing a review and edit process and are subject to change at any time, without notice. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office. Submission of an application will serve as an acknowledgement and understanding of this notice.

how to submit your application

  1. Complete the program application

  2. Submit the program application, along with the required application fee along with any additional required documents

Application materials can be submitted electronically, via email, to Jim Davis at jjdavis@summitlandbank.org, or can be delivered or mailed to the Summit County Land Bank at 1180 South Main Street, Suite 230, Akron, Ohio 44301.  Application materials submitted electronically will not be considered until the application fee has been received.  If delivering an application in person, staff may not be available to answer questions without an appointment. 

For properties already owned by the Summit County Land Bank, an Interest & Offer form must accompany the application materials, in order to be considered.  To make an appointment, please contact Jim Davis at the contact information listed below.

Available property

Follow the link below to search for properties already available through the Summit County Land Bank.


Tiffany Shelton-Moss
Program Assistant
(330) 926-2527

Elizabeth Cardarelli
Program Assistant
(330) 926-2547

Jim Davis
Program Director