Press Coverage

A new partnership in the city of Youngstown focuses on rehabilitating vacant homes rather than tearing them down.

Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. workers toiled in the August heat Monday to get the house at 3215 Neosho Road ready for a new owner.

A partnership between the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. and the Mahoning County Land Bank will save some vacant houses in the city from the wrecking ball.

Most people flip houses to make money. The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation and the Mahoning County Land Bank are doing it to save a house from the wrecking ball.

It goes beyond that invisible line that separates Boardman Township and the city of Youngstown.