Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 379H.005
Purpose


A land bank created under this chapter exists for the purpose of acquiring, managing, and disposing of vacant, abandoned, deteriorated, non-revenue generating, and non-tax producing properties and converting those properties to productive uses. For purposes of this subsection, productive uses of a property include the development of housing that serves a wide range of local needs, including affordable housing, long-term affordable housing, workforce housing, public service housing, mixed-income housing, community-based economic development, food desert solutions, parks and recreation, flood reduction and storm resiliency, and other uses necessary and appropriate to return properties to the tax rolls, stabilize communities, improve living conditions, and protect against the displacement of residents of the municipality served by the land bank.
Added by Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 780 (S.B. 1679), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2021.

Source: Section 379H.005 — Purpose, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­379H.­htm#379H.­005 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 379H.005’s source at texas​.gov