Secor Gardens RISE
The Secor Gardens neighborhood is a current focus of RISE.
Secor Gardens is one of many Toledo neighborhoods that a diverse cohort of residents call home. This mostly African American neighborhood has strong housing stock, but see some challenges from the nearby commercial corridors. It's proximity to The University of Toledo is a strength, but also a challenge where too much student rental housing predominates. The long-term residents of Secor Gardens work hard to move the neighborhood forward. This combination of elements shows great potential for sustainable investment.
Clinton Park RISE
The Clinton Park neighborhood is a current focus of RISE.
Clinton Park is a dense neighborhood with timeless housing stock and residents committed to a strong quality of life. This overwhelmingly African American neighborhood is close to many community assets, including Ottawa Park, The University of Toledo, and downtown Toledo. It's proximity to one of the major rail lines running through Toledo has created opportunities to clean-up and re-purpose industrial land for the benefit of residents. A mix of long-term homeowners and landlords work hard to move the neighborhood forward. This combination of elements shows great potential for sustainable investment.
See the outcomes of past RISE Neighborhood efforts
RISE services you may be eligible for
RISE Neighborhood opportunities
Home Preservation Initiative
Our Home Preservation Initiative is your starting point to access RISE services. Our capable Land Bank team will visit your property and provide guidance on the issues that matter most to you - for free. From there, you can access matching grants and other low-cost loans to make key improvements. Fill out our Request A Home Visit form today to get started!
Matching grants are available in RISE Neighborhoods to qualified property owners for home repair projects. The Land Bank may reimburse up to 50% of the cost of your home project. No more than two projects; the largest award is $5,000. Use our matching grant to make lasting investments in one of your biggest assets with the Land Bank's help.
The Land Bank team identifies properties in RISE Neighborhoods that will be stabilized and renovated - some top to bottom! These properties are then sold exclusively to homeowners to grow and steady the neighborhood. When properties become available, they are listed for sale on our Properties page.