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4900 Swope Parkway, 2nd Floor
Kansas City, MO 64130

4900 Swope Parkway, 2nd Floor
Kansas City, MO 64130

816-513-9020

816-513-9020
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Vacant Lots & Land

The Land Bank owns over 2,700 parcels of vacant land of various shapes and sizes. Many properties are suitable for construction of new houses and other buildings. Others are better suited for gardens and green spaces. Our Guidebook for Infill Lot Improvement Strategies provides numerous ways vacant land can be used to benefit the neighborhood while keeping it available for infill construction in the future.

Offers to purchase vacant lots and land must include:



All property sales require a deed of trust to ensure that the property is improved or
maintained as promised in the offer.

Asking Prices and Offers

The Land Bank is required to sell properties for at least two-thirds of their fair market value. Asking prices are based on the fair market value as determined by the County Assessor; however, other sources of market value can also be used. Offers for less than two-thirds fair market value must be approved by four of the five commissioners.


Your offer to purchase a property may take into consideration the cost of improvements and maintenance to be performed after the sale.


Search for properties now to find your deal.


Ready to make an offer? Complete and submit both a Background Check form and an Offer form for either individuals or businesses.  

The Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri demonstrates its dedication to the betterment of our communities by providing opportunities for economic development and neighborhood revitalization. You can be assured that Land Bank property will never be sold to:


Additionally, our policies and procedures are designed to prevent speculators from purchasing properties with the sole intention of “flipping” them for a quick profit. Our applicants are thoroughly screened to ensure that they are willing and able to comply with our policies and procedures and that their plans are in the best interest of the community.

That is our commitment to you.

Our Commitment to the KC Community

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