LAND BANK – /land bank/:
Land banks are governmental entities that specialize in the conversion of vacant, abandoned, and foreclosed properties into productive use. The TN Legislature defines “Land Banks” as real property, however, however obtained or acquired and held by a corporation, created pursuant to the TN TCA 13-30 Local Land Bank Program, with the intent of acquiring and holding onto the real property so acquired until such a time as the corporation is able to find a willing and able buyer to acquire the real property from the corporation
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